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mommaxeli posted:
I rolled my ankle during my run last night. There was minimal immediate pain. In fact, I was able to finish another 1.5 miles of running with just a little stiffness/soreness. Not much more than I usually have at the end of my long runs.

The pain worsened when I got home and rested. I was able to limp through the night but this morning I could barely walk on it. I could take a few steps at a time if I walked on the side of my foot or toes and limped. I took 800 mg of ibuprofen, and that has helped quite a bit. I am almost able to walk on it normally (still with some pain).

There is no bruising and very little, if any swelling. Is this something I should see the doctor about? Or can I treat it like a sprain on my own? I considered a fracture but thought there should be bruising and swelling with that.
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jusim81 responded:
I have had a small surface fracture to my talus (ankle bone) while rolling it and felt a crack, pain and it swelled immediately after the injury. If you rolled your ankle and kept running on it, then I would think it's quite normal that you're experience pain and stiffness especially in the morning. If I would be you I would try home treatment a little while longer unless your symptoms persist or are getting worse.


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