Pain - ankle; Sprain - ankle; Ankle sprainHome Care
To treat an ankle sprain:
- Rest your ankle for several days. Try NOT to put much weight on your ankle.
- Put on an ACE bandage. You also can buy a brace that supports your ankle.
- Use crutches or a cane to help take the weight off a sore or unsteady ankle.
- Keep your foot raised above the level of your heart. When you are sitting or sleeping, place two pillows under your ankle.
- Ice the area right away. Apply ice for 10-15 minutes every...