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How can I recover from a knee injury faster?

How can I recover from a knee injury faster?

Follow doctors rx: Physical therapy is the key to your recovery. You will begin physical therapy within hours of your surgery. The goal of physical therapy is to get the knee moving so that the reconstructed ligament does not stiffen and shorten, causing further problems. The joint will become rigid if the knee is not exercised properly. Failure to perform the physical therapy exercises cause tight, stiff knee. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What exercise can I safely do to help recover from a knee injury?

What exercise can I safely do to help recover from a knee injury?

Careful: Depending on the knee injury, simple weight-bearing could be bad for your knee. See an orthopaedic surgeon before beginning any new therapy program after a major injury. Typically, biking without resistance helps get motion back safely after a knee injury. ...Read more

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How can you recover from a knee injury in 4 days?

How can you recover from a knee injury in 4 days?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation or rice treatment is the best way to treat any acute injury. A recovery in 4 days may or may not be possible, since the recovery will depend on the severity of the knee injury. ...Read more

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How can you quickly recover from a knee injury caused by running?

How can you quickly recover from a knee injury caused by running?

Rest: One of the more common issues is it band strain which causes pain on the outside of the knee. Rest is important, stretching the area can really help. You can maintain your fitness by swimming or biking. If you don't swim, try water running. You really should be able to run pain free before starting up the running full bore. ...Read more

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How do I recover from knee injury?

How do I recover from knee injury?

RICE: Tough question because it depends on the type of knee injury. Most knee injuries are sprains or strains. If that is the case use the mnemonic rice. It stands for r=rest, i=ice, c=compression (use an ace wrap), and e=elevation (to get any swelling down). ...Read more

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What supplements should I take to help me recover quickly from a knee injury?

What supplements should I take to help me recover quickly from a knee injury?

None: Unfortuneately, no supplements have been shown to speed healing. Many of them claim to help, but there is no science behind the claim. While we know the benefits of proper and balanced nutrition, this plus proper rehabilitation are the best things you can do to heal as quickly as possible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get MCL (knee injury) just from walking fast?

Can you tell me if i could get MCL (knee injury) just from walking fast?

Probably not.: An mcl injury, generally happens from a direct blow to the outside of your knee, which results in stretching/tearing of the mcl on the inner aspect of your knee. You may have flared up a tendon or other soft tissue, but you can't hurt your mcl by walking. ...Read more

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Knee injury. Jointline pain. No tear. Ex hurts knees but recover w/minor soreness. Do step aerobics & vmo exs. Is it normal to have soreness?

Knee injury. Jointline pain. No tear. Ex hurts knees but recover w/minor soreness. Do step aerobics & vmo exs. Is it normal to have soreness?

He has it is normal : To have soreness in your knee as he feel from a knee injury. It might take many weeks to a couple months to fully heal from a knee sprain/strain. Make sure that you are doing the correct exercises in order to rehabilitate your knee properly. ...Read more

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How do I care for a knee injury?

How do I care for a knee injury?

Ice.: Ice your knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-5 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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