I need some advice about my ankle, which I badly twisted (doctors thought it was broken at first). The accident happened over 2 weeks ago, but, while the swelling is slowly going down and my ankle had gone from midnight blue to a less alarming reddish purple, I'm unable to walk on it. It can bear weight fine, but whenever I move my calf into the vertical position for more then about 20 seconds, pain builds up in the back of my leg. Over the last few days the pain comes quicker and more intense, and the leg has started to ache even when flat. I'm baffled, and to be honest quite worried - I was expecting to recover, not deteriorate. Any ideas as to what's going on? And, yes, I have seen a doctor, and, no, he wasn't very helpful - he just told me to wait.