A 28-year-old female asked:
I hit my lower shin pretty good on stairs. I can hardly put weight or move my leg without severe pain. Its very swollen to my ankle but no bruising?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered
27 years experience in Podiatry
Ice it: If the injury occured within 24 hours otherwise i would recommend hot compresses. Antiinflammatories can be of benefit if not contraindicated. If pain persists after a few days visit the doctor.
Answered on Dec 3, 2013
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