Old untreated sprain

I had a sprain on the anterior talofibular ligament and it was left untreated for year. It has been swollen and sometimes painful throughout the years and I am looking to get it treated. What are my options? I know the sprain has healed but it's still swollen.

If it's still swollen, then there was more damage than just a ligamentous sprain.
I'd start with an X-rays of the ankle, remembering that ankle x-rays are difficult, hidden fractures often lurk. How reliable are X-rays ... scroll down to case 2.
Ankle joint pain ...

I hope this contributes.

Dr b

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