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Sprained ankle


I posted before about a severe sprain in my left ankle. I was wondering why a brace would actually make my ankle hurt more then without one? I saw an ortho doctor who said i most likely have ligament damage and it takes time to heal and I told him these braces make my ankle hurt more. Just confused and wondered if there could be something else wrong. Thank you for taking the time to answer my question it is most appreciated.


  1. All ankle braces are not the same. Possibly the one you are using is not the right one for your problem. Did your doctor see which ankle brace you are using? The only way non-invasively to tell if there is more going on is to do an MRI.