Foot sprain
Sprained my foot last week. Seems to be ligament tear. Swelling is gone now but it still hurts during walking. What should I do ?
121 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Nitish Mandal
Spine And Pain Specialist 8 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹300 for 24 hrs

Hello, I am a pain specialist. If the swelling is gone and the pain is not much now, it doesn't appear to be a fracture. But if the pain is still too much, you should get an x ray done to rule out fracture. If fracture is not there, you should just give it some rest for another week. Meanwhile you can use a pain killer and some cold compress. After one week, if the pain is still there, but reducing, you should wait some more. But if the pain is not reducing, or increasing, we can try a simple injection in the affected area to give very good relief
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.