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Hey guys. Over a year ago (8/18/18 to be exact) I was playing basketball outside before moving into my dorm and I went for a dunk and came down on my right ankle and rolled it. Immediately I wasn't able to stand or walk but about an hour later the pain subsided enough to where I could walk. The next day I decided to go to the doctor because my foot was black and blue and I was diagnosed with an ankle sprain. The x-rays came back negative so I was given a brace and crutches for a month. The pain was subsiding for about a month until it just stopped getting better. I couldn't run or jump or do any quick cuts but walking was fine. I scheduled a doctors appointment and was put in a boot for a month. The pain didn't get any better. I took an MRI and the results came back negative besides for some scar tissue. After being told it'll "just take time", I started to see a podiatrist. Once I saw this new doctor, I took yet another x-ray which also came back negative. I was prescribed anti-inflammatories and one month of PT. Once I got to PT, the therapist told me he believes I had Posterior Tibial Tendonitis. The PT helped increase my range of motion but the pain didn't subside any. After that I went back to the doctor and he prescribed me Voltrin which I've been putting on for about two months now. I also got shoe inserts to support my arches, but nothing has changed since two months after the injury. The doctor also told me he doesn't believe I have tendonitis because it would have shown up in the MRI, so I'm officially lost at this point. I'm only 19, I miss running and playing sports. There's also a bit of swelling but I assume that's either calcification or scar tissue. Please help me, I can't afford to get more MRIs and X-rays.
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