im 18 years old and im a high school athlete. 4 years ago in a game i twisted my ankle and someone stepped on it and it really hurt.i wasnt able to walk for 3 months and a half.after a year same thing happened again but to my right ankle this time and someone stepped on it while i was on the ground.i went to the ER and got X-rays and other exams done.the doctor said it was my ligaments and that i could have surgery that day.i said no cause i was scared.since all that happened my ankles feel very weak,they hurt all the time,they crack from nowhere,whenever i twist my ankles just a little they hurt so much that i cry,the pain comes and goes and when it comes it hurts so much that i cant sleep at night.when winter comes my ankles get so tight up and stiff that they hurt just to move them around. HOW do i know if i really need surgery or not? if i do is it to late to get it done?View Thread
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