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Bar_DownJust rest it, not much else you can do. Depending on the severity of the sprain it might take a while to heal completely, like a couple weeks. I've never broken anything so I don't know for sure but I'm almost certain that if it was fractured, you would know it.
MLJI know a guy who fractured a bone in his foot and didn't realise that it was broken for a good couple months, he said the pain wasnt that bad. BTW he was a puss so I guess it could be broken. Better be safe than sorry!
Did it swell up and hurt in the same place on the same foot? If so I would get it checked out, but thats just me.
MilaKunisdid your foot turn inside or outside when you sprained it? This determines a lot.
ptbsbll12It rolled out
MilaKunisokay then it's probably just a sprain. Keep weight off for about a week, ice for 30 Minutes twice a day. Take 3 advil twice a day. Keep pressure off until you think you're ready.
proZachwhich way did you roll it? if you inverted it (outside of your foot turns down and outward), you coulda just sprained your atfl (most common ligament to sprain in inversion). in that case, rest, ice, compress with ace wrap (if your toes turn blue, any numbness, tingling, its too tight), and elevate (RICE protocol). NSAIDs like ibuprofen help with swelling and pain.
you can quickly check for fractures by pressing on four areas of the foot. the outer edge of your foot, like from little toe down to the heel, the medial and lateral malleolus (inside and outside of that ball joint thing), and up by your knee on the outside edge, just below the kneecap. those spots will be the common areas of fracture (aka pain) if you did mess something up. obviously this doesn't replace an xray.
this is only if you invert your foot though, but usually that's how people get hurt doing what you described.
if it's still messed up, get an xray or see an orthopedist.
ptbsbll12On my left ankle on the inside right above that ball joint thing is where I got hit with the hockey stick. It's pretty bruised and hurts to touch, but I'm just hoping its a bad bruise