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I went over on my ankle, however it is my heel that is painfull,

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I went over on my ankle, however it is my heel that is painfull, I am unable to put my foot flat to the floor but can hobble about putting my weight on the ball of my foot (tiptoe) it has improved very little over the last week. How can I treat it?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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it sounds like you have badly sprained your ankle.

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you should get it xrayed at the A&E or hospital to make sure you didn't fracture a bone in your ankle.

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if there is no fracture, then you should be icing the ankle 20-30 minutes at a time 4-6 times a day

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and elevating your ankle as much as you can when you are sitting down

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is there swelling in the ankle?

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No swelling, bruising or marks of any kind

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