Doctor insights on:
What Is The Best Self Administered Treatment For A Minor Knee Injury
RICE: R - rest, until the injury heals. I - ice, for about 20 minutes at a time, applied directly to the injured area, for as long as there is pain or swelling. C - compression, use of an elastic ace bandage or neoprene knee sleeve that may be purchased from the local pharmacy. E - elevation, keep the injured knee above the level of the heart. Medications such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor recommended I use a blood stimulation kit.
What do you think?
Not sure: I am not familiar with this device and have therefore not recommended it to any of my athletes. There are many ways to achieve te same results that this device intends- not sure of proven safety. It is important to know what specific knee condition you have. It is important to tailor a program to recovery as quickly and safely as possible. ...Read more
I had a right knee injury while surfing. No treatment but 1 year later the back of the knee and calf feel tight/swollen with activity. Any ideas?
Look at compensatory: patterns from the injury (trauma vectors). If your knee is involved, it also means there's compensation going on below and above at the calf, soleus, and ankle muscles to balance this. Also above is the quads, hamstrings, hips and low back. Get a second opinion and treatment from a neuromusculoskeletal medicine specialist (NMM) doctor of osteopathic medicine for more answers. ...Read more
No: Certainly not required but absolutely helpful for most. Every person and every injury requires different treatment to heal properly. ...Read more
I hurt my knee at work, after seeing an orthopedic he put me in a brace and physical therapy in a few weeks... is it possible that my hip, calf muscle, and akle hurt now due to my knee injury?
Knee Injury: Absolutely! The lower extremity acts as a unit. A movement group called a kinetic chain. Muscles and tendons go from buttock and hip to knee. Muscles and tendons around knee influence the ankle. Without knowing the full extent of the injury can only remark that it is not unusual to hurt above and below the main area of injury. ...Read more
Had knee injury,July 30, broke off cartlidge,august 30/suffered pulmonary embolism, ,and doing physical therapy,now experienc,ankle swelling?
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?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is the best treatment for minor vaginal laceration?
- What is the best treatment for self mutilation?
- What is the best treatment for low self esteem?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the best treatment for knee symptom?
- What is the best treatment for knee pain?
- What is the best treatment for limp knees?
- What is the best treatment for knock knees?
- Talk to a orthopedic reconstructive surgeon online for free