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knee strain in children

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
RICE: Rest, ice, compression & elevation is a good basis upon which to start treating most injuries. If any bleeding, bruising or deformity is noted, go see ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Neither?: A sprain of the knee ususally needs rest, ice, perhaps compression and elevation along with perhaps splinting and use of crutches. Rice therapy. Aft ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Whatever works...: Usually i tell my patients to utilize whatever modality works for them.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few days to weeks: Swelling usually subsides in 2 weeks but sometimes can take a little bit longer. If you have fluid ( effusion ) in the joint then it indicates interna ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You see: The orthopedist who takes an x-ray and tells you.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
MCL Sprain: Mcl sprains are variable in how long the heal. There are different grades of severity of mcl sprains. The more severe the sprain the longer it takes t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
R.I.C.E.: This is the recommended treatment for sprains/strains the first 3 days. Rice: rest, ice, compression ; elevation. Give it a rest. Ice at least 30 min. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Knee strain: I understand your frustration. Do not become VICTIM of your pain, swelling or some limitations. Make DVD of your activities prior to knee strain-walki ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Meniscus tear: The meniscus or cartilage in the knee often causes locking in the joint. It may accompany a sprain . The tear in the meniscus locks up the knee. It i ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Time Heals: Ligament and tendon sprain (as in the knee) can take months to heal. After ensuring that you have no major tears of meniscus or ligaments, you will b ... Read More

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