A 44-year-old member asked:
what are home procedures for treating sprains and strains?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Beresh answered
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
Answered on Jun 6, 2017
Dr. Mark Galland answered
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start with RICE: I recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy that a healthcare provider can teach you to do at home), & consider bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections depending on your specific injury. Some people end up needing surgery...
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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