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Discussion in 'Ask your questions here' started by Unregistered, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. Unregistered

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    I twisted my heel playing softball. It hurts and can not put any pressure on it. It is black and blue on the inner part of the heel. Also sweeled up. Any suggestions?
     
  2. FootDoc

    FootDoc New Member

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    My general and generic advice after such an injury would be to get off of ones foot, elevate it, educate oneself on the appropriate and safe method for the use ice and compression and consulting an appropriate specialist as soon as possible or seeking care at an ER if a private practice doctor is not quickly available.
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2009

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