Quick Answer: Is It Bad To Stand On A Sprained Ankle?

How long before you can stand on a sprained ankle?

Recovery time from a sprained ankle will depend on the severity of the sprain.

Most ankle sprains are mild and only need ice and elevation.

Mild sprains typically begin to feel better in a few days to a week and heal by six weeks..

Can walking on a sprained ankle make it worse?

Yes. That’s the very short answer. According to the National Association of Athletic Trainers, ankle injuries, including sprains, are very often undertreated. Ignoring treatment, including excessive movement of the ankle through unnecessary walking, leads to a greater risk of worsening the injury.

Is it better to stay off a sprained ankle?

Remember: stay off the ankle! A grade 1 sprained ankle has fully healed when there is no more pain or selling.

Can you work with a twisted ankle?

Usually you can engage in normal activities within 1-2 weeks. Second Degree Sprain – This is the most common type of sprain and includes mild partial ligament tears with swelling and stiffness in the joint.

Is bruising a good sign with a sprained ankle?

Some of the fibres of the ligament will then tear. A damaged ankle ligament causes inflammation, swelling, and bleeding (which shows as bruising) around the affected joint.

How long does a rolled ankle take to heal?

Mild, low-grade ankle sprains will usually heal in one to three weeks with proper rest and non-surgical care( such as applying ice). Moderate injuries may take between three and four weeks. Because of limited blood flow to the ligaments of the ankle, more severe injuries may take between three and six months to heal.