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Okay so this might be a little long but I really need some help.

I injured my left ankle on September 6th. I was walking and accidentally rolled my ankle. I stepped on the outside of my ankle. I heard many cracks and felt immediate pain. I put on an ankle brace but that hardly helped. Being the idiot I am I played a soccer game that afternoon. The pain was excruciating. I never got it x-rayed and I couldn’t get a doctor’s appointment until two weeks later. My physiotherapist said I sprained the deltoid ligament and my doctor said it was just sprained. There was minimal bruising and severe swelling. I haven't been doing anything that would have strained it but it still hurts. I cannot bend my foot outwards or point my foot. The swelling and pain haven't gone down as much as I would have expected. The pain is starting to get unbearable and I don't know what to do. 

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    It always amazes me how so called health professionals have X-ray vision!!!! They don,t !!! Go to a/e and get an xray . Good luck ...
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    Hi there rest elevation and ice is what you need the swelling and pain will not go if you dont elevate the ankle rest and ice it the more you use the ankle it wont have time to heal i rolled my right ankle 15 times and have just had ligament repair op ankle feels so much better now and sorry to say the only way the doctors or physios can tell if you have damaged your ligaments is having an MRI X-ray is useless you should have really gone to A and E a boot prob been better than ankle brace hope you get better soon
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