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What should I do to recover quickly from an impact to the side of my foot (in step)?

Question: What should I do to recover quickly from an impact to the side of my foot (in step)?

I play field hockey as a full back and so tend to get a few injuries from fast travelling balls.

A couple of weeks ago I collected a ball in inside of my foot, just forward of my ankle bone and directly above my instep. It was extremely sore with swelling so went to A&E the next day for a x-ray. There was no break. So it'll just be a case of taking it easy and waiting for it to get better, but it is taking a while and I'm sure that day-to-day walking isn't great for it. It tends to hurt a bit more when I walk properly with my arch high.

I understand that there are a lot of ligaments and so on in the area and I'm worried that its going to turn really chronic if I dont take care of it.

Would it speed things up to get it taped by a physio for support? What about a stretchy ankle/foot support? Any other ideas?

Cheers