ankle sprain

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ankle sprain

A stretching of the ankle ligaments and/or muscles with swelling.
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ankle sprain

Orthopedics A stretching of the ankle ligaments and/or muscles with swelling
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Patient discussion about ankle sprain

Q. What do you do for a sprained ankle?

A. R.I.C.E. - Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

Q. We went to a trip last week and I sprained my ankle. what can I do next time if it happens? Last week I went to a trip with my friends. I did a bad movement and landed very bad on my ankle. It was the end of the trip and my friends took me to the car, but I want to know what should I do next time if the car isn't so close?

A. Here you can hear about more complicated spain treatments than those you can get "in the field"
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Q. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury? While I exercise I often get sprain. I have seen many times that ice is used as a first aid for sprains. How does ice help a sprained ankle or other injury?

A. it does two helpful things- lower the pain (cold can do that) and prevent swelling. the swelling is a body normal reaction that protects the area that was injured. but we would like to avoid it because it'll strain us.

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Her imagination was busy, her reflections were pleasant, and the pain of a sprained ankle was disregarded.
"Pride does go before a fall, but I wonder if a sprained ankle always comes after it?" thought Rose, bravely concealing her pain, as she answered, with great dignity
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