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I was told I had torn ligaments in my ankle but I'm still in alot of discomfort in my foot as well. Why is this?

Dr. Nomi :

Hi,


 

Dr. Nomi :

Physiotherapy is essential part in such injuries.


 

Dr. Nomi :

Because your foor was immobilized for a certain period hence muscles are not being used to with weight bearing.Now Physiotherapist will give exercises and will make muscles flexible and ready for weight bearing.

Dr. Nomi :

You cannot do all of this yourself coz it can be dangerous.


 

Dr. Nomi :

So Physio is must.

JACUSTOMER-xn200e1d- : How long could I be out of work for?
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It will take 4 to 6 weeks ,so this much time you need off from work.