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Sprained ankle

Nov 23, 2016 5:24 AM

I took my dog out to pee. She was on leash. She decided to Chase after something. Probably a cat. I sprained my ankle and fell. I held onto leash. Putting ice on it. I have to places to go to this week. I'm afraid I'm not going to go. Thanksgiving and Saturday. Is there anything else I can do? I live by myself and don't drive or have anybody close to drive me anywhere. My sister lives in 1 town over.

Nov 23, 2016 10:32 AM

I can't get the swelling down

Nov 23, 2016 11:01 AM

All i got is ice and and elevate.
Are you sure its a sprain and not broke or a torn something?

Nov 23, 2016 11:51 AM

I don't know. I broke the same one a few years ago, but I was stepping down when that happened.

Nov 23, 2016 12:07 PM

If you can get it checked please do. Once something is injured it is easier to injure in the future. Since it was broken before it'll break way easier now.

Nov 23, 2016 12:47 PM

I have sprained both ankles so many times they sprain really easy. But I suppose it could break easy too.

Nov 23, 2016 12:52 PM

Kinesiology tape works well... but u need to put it on correctly to get the desired effect of reduction of swelling... i bought a book 😉

Nov 23, 2016 12:53 PM

The book of knowledge 🐫

Nov 23, 2016 8:06 PM

I went to the ER. It is broken in the same place as the last time. A tiny bone in tip of the ankle. They put an air cast on it and told me to keep it up and ice it. I have to see a podiatrist.

Nov 23, 2016 8:42 PM

Glad you went and got it checked. Sorry it's broken. Hugs

Nov 24, 2016 12:55 AM

Oh no. Am so glad you got it checked.

Nov 24, 2016 3:49 AM

Hope u are feelling better sweetheart 😚

Nov 24, 2016 7:15 AM

Oh no that's not good. I was going to say that it does look like broken.....my son went thro a 2 year period where he'd had 17 xrays and 8 casts all spread out thro both wrists and ankles so I became very good at telling the difference between a sprain or a break (touching wood that he hasn't done it now for nearly 2 years!!!), and when he done them they were always in the same place!!!

I hope your feeling better today xx

Nov 24, 2016 10:58 AM

AnimalLover2, I'm glad you went to the ER and had it checked. I hope you heal up quickly. {{{Hugs}}}💕😊

Dec 06, 2016 8:35 AM

I went to the podiatrist yesterday. He gave me a boot for my ankle. I am going to go to physical therapy too.

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