Can you break your ankle and still walk on it?
How do you tell if your ankle is broken at home?
- Immediate and severe pain.
- Tenderness when touched.
- Inability to put any weight on the injured foot (or pain when you put weight on your foot)
- Deformity, particularly if there is a dislocation as well as a fracture.
How do you tell if your ankle is fractured or bruised?
How do you know if ankle injury is serious?
What happens if a broken ankle goes untreated?
How painful is a broken ankle?
Should I go to ER for ankle injury?
Can you move your toes with a broken ankle?
How can you tell the difference between a sprain and a sprained ankle?
Does a broken ankle swell?
How do I know if I have a Grade 3 ankle sprain?
- Complete tear of the ligament.
- Significant tenderness and swelling around the ankle.
- If the doctor pulls or pushes on the ankle joint in certain movements, substantial instability occurs.
When should you get a sprain checked out?
- Sudden pain or pulling in your ankle when you twist or injure it.
- A popping sound from your ankle when you twist or injure it.
- Pain or tenderness when touching your ankle.
- Inability to bear weight on the affected leg.
How do I know if my foot injury is serious?
- there’s an open wound on your foot.
- pus is coming out of your foot.
- you can’t walk or put weight on your foot.
- you experience severe bleeding.
- there are broken bones coming through your skin.
- you feel lightheaded or dizzy.
- you think your foot could be infected.
Can a broken ankle heal on its own?
What is a Grade 2 ankle sprain?
How should you sleep with a sprained ankle?
Does a broken ankle bruise?
When should you go to the doctor for ankle pain?
Have severe pain or swelling. Have an open wound or severe deformity. Have signs of infection, such as redness, warmth and tenderness in the affected area or a fever greater than 100 F (37.8 C) Cannot put weight on your foot.
When should you go to the hospital for a foot injury?
You have severe pain and swelling. You are unable to walk or put weight on your foot. Have an open wound (Emergency room only) Have signs of infection such as redness, warmth or tenderness (Emergency room only)