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Rolled Ankle

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hoofbite, May 24, 2014.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    This is where I'm at after 2 days.

    Unbelievably I'm walking pretty much without any significant amount of pain.

    Just a little cautious but otherwise getting around just fine.
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  2. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    That's good to hear!

    Wasn't quite as bad as what you originally thought!
  3. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    It wasn't. At the time it seemed like it but hours of icing seems to have done the trick.
  4. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

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    Ice it until the swelling goes down significantly; a whole lot. Generally 48-72 hours but can be more. Stay off it AMAP. An air cushion brace is nice or another brace. It'll heal faster to stay off it completely though as it will have to form scar tissue to repair itself. Elevate whenever possible and with sleep. Motrin is good if you don't have ulcers, low platelets, bleeding tendencies, kidney disease, high BP or allergy. If it's not getting better within 72 hours or bearing weight is well unbearable then get thee to a MD.
  5. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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  6. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    That sure looks familiar. Be careful not to injure yourelf any worse.
  7. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Ouch, sorry to see that happen.
  8. bigdnlaca

    bigdnlaca Active Member

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    That was what my foot looked like after playing ball a few years back and to be honest, I wasn't really the same when I got back on the court so I gave up because every sharp turn I made, I was down on the ground.

    I remember that it took me a month for me to walk without any pain. But for a year or two, if I walked in a hole, on a rock, kick anything by accident or just a simple mistep, that pain will come back out of nowhere when I thought it was healed. Hopefully, everything will work out for you.
  9. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    Just had a major rotator cuff tear repaired last Thursday, .. dominate arm.

    Nasty. Have to sleep sitting up.

    Start rehab soon.
  10. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Is your real name Sean Lee?

    Just kidding. Get better man.
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  11. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Try and get back on your feet as soon as possible. Do calf raises. Counter-intuitive but true, it will help speed the heing. Movement flushes out the fluid build-up and keeps the muscles from weakening. When you can progress with calf raises, do them with eyes closed for prioperception and re-training balance.

    Then you can start calf raises on one foot.
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Crap!!! I clearly angered the Football Injury gods with that one.

    Anything less than a full season is now a Tony Romo.

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