How to Treat a Sprained Ankle with Home Remedies
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How to Treat a Sprained Ankle with Home Remedies

Any discomfort in ankle is termed as ankle pain. Ankle pain can be caused by injury, swelling, sprain and arthritis. The symptoms include bruising, pain, redness and inflammation. Here are few remedies for ankle pain. These solutions will work effectively and helps you to get rid of the pain.

Epsom Soak


Epsom salt will work effectively on reducing the inflammation and works on sprains too. Add a cup of Epsom salt to a tub of hot water and mix it well with your hands until the salt dissolves. Now immerse your sprained legs into the tub of hot water and rest in it for 30 minutes or until the water cools down. This is one of the best home remedies for sprained ankle.

Crepe Bandage

Wear a tight crepe bandage around your ankle which will create a compression and will make you feel better and will sooth the pain and cure sprain and dislocations etc. if any.



Turmeric will get your quicker relief from pain and swelling mix equal amounts of limestone and turmeric powder and prepare some paste out of it and heat it. Apply this paste on the affected area and wrap it with a bandage before you hit the bed. Unwrap the bandage by the dawn. Rehash this home remedy for ankle pain for few weeks.


Arnica is an essential oil. Dilute some arnica oil with a carrier oil and apply the oil on the affected area. Massage gently over the areas and wrap the area with a bandage. Let the sit over your ankle for a long while. Repeat the process once in 5 hours for good results.



Mince an onion finely and place it in the fridge and cool it down. Mix the onions with a liberal amount of salt. Place the onion on the affected areas and wrap up your ankle with a bandage and unwrap it after an hour or two. This method will help you in soothing the pain.