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Ankle spain

I twisted my ankle last sunday causing ankle sprain. i had some home remedies work on it and it reduces the swelling little bit and make the pain go away but even if there is no pain and have normal movement of ankle the swelling of lateral ankle won't go away. wht shud i do? is it the scar tissues which causing swelling? and also it does't hurt unless push too hard on swollen surface.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
20 yrs. of exp | Noida | Physiotherapist

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Stretch Calves Get a custom made insole. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping. Hot Fomentation.
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Dr. R Murali
16 yrs. of exp | Coimbatore | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

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Greetings. Sorry about your sprain. Any ligament impact (sprain) takes time to heal depending on grade. Do not weight bear on ankle (do not walk on that ankle or use crutches instead).  Have foot elevated for couple of days. All the above will help in recovery and do remember sprains will take couple of weeks to heal.
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Dr. Shashin Dewangan NYPT
12 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Rx. 1. RICE: As soon as possible after an injury, such as ankle sprain, you can relieve pain and swelling and promote healing and flexibility with RICE-Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Rest. Rest and protect the injured or sore area. 2.Tapping : Required to consultation with Senior Physiotherapist. 3. Manipulation / Chiropractic Therapy Take Care
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Dr. Rashmi Sharma (PT)
7 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Physiotherapist
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U would require to undergo manual therapy session ,from a physiotherapist specialized in mulligan therapy .
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Dr. Sunil Kumar Tank (PT)
5 yrs. of exp | Jaipur | Trauma & Orthopaedic Physiotherapist
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Use anklet and stretching exercises with strengthening exercise  for ankle.
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Dr. Deepak Tamrakar (PT)
8 yrs. of exp | Raipur | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Ice is best option to reduce swelling. Apply it 3-4 times a day for 10 min.
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Dr. Vineesh Niranjan
10 yrs. of exp | Patna | Orthopedic Surgeon
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It takes time. Keep like warm water sponging. You may use anklet for some time.
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