How to treat torn ligament in foot?

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First, be sure it is a torn ligament. A doctor will need to examine it to be sure it is not a cracked or broken bone, or a bad sprain - all three of these things feel equally painful (actually I had a bad sprain once that hurt worse than the time I
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You can use the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Then you go to the doctor. A foot is a complex thing, and if you disrupt its integrity you can end up with permanent
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