Short or tall boot for ankle sprain?

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I sprained my ankle about a week ago, and at first was given an ACE wrap and stirrup aircast, but that wasn't doing the trick, so I got a script for a walking boot.

The doctor didn't specify tall or short, so the medical supply place gave me a short one. It's not that short -- mid shin, probably about 3 inches shorter than a "tall" one, but I'm wondering if I should have a tall one. I just ordered one off Amazon so that I can see the difference between the two and then of course, if I need the tall one I'll have it.

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