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Swollen ankle
I twisted my ankle while playing tennis. I tied crepe bandage around it for a few days and the pain went away but the ankle still appears swollen and hurts when twisted in a particular angle. I have no pain in walking and other activities.
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• Stretch Calves • Get a custom made insole. • Hams Stretching. • Sports Taping. • Contrast bath---It is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in warm water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in ice water. This procedure is repeated several times, alternating hot and cold. Note that the treatment should always end in the ice water, as heat will induce the body's inflammatory response, while cold helps to decrease inflammation.
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Greetings,   sorry about the ankle swelling. it takes 4 weeks or more for any ankle sprain to settle,  which also is true for swelling   Your ligaments take time to heal hence the swelling.
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icing the ankle for 10 minutes daily will help until swelling subsides.
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Your history suggests high energy trauma with sprain or fracture Try applying Ice packs. Keep affected limb elevated. Medications like Enzomac will help in swelling. Do not bear weight over affected ankle.
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Get x-rays done to rule out fracture.
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Persistent pain and swelling can be due to either fracture or ligament sprains and both of them requires immobilisation for 4-6 weeks. Ideal time for ligament recovery is 4 weeks.
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