Should i ice or heat my swolen ankle.......?

Answer Cold reduces swelling. Heat makes it swell more.Always put ice on a sports injury. No more than 15 minutes at a time (then a fifteen minute break before trying again).

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When do you put heat on a sprained ankle?

Generally, after 24 hours.In the first minutes and hours following the injury, follow the acronym RICE:Rest it,Ice it (to reduce swelling, but for no more than 20 minutes at a time),Compress (wrap)... Read More »

12 Weeks post ankle ORIF for bimalleolar ankle fracture, discontinuous mild pain in the ankle, is it serious?

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Leg swolen - looks like an egg - what to do!!?

You may have a torn tendon, you will need to go to the doctor and have a ct scan to see if there is a tear which may need attention. Don't ignore this or you will end up with permanent damage.