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What are home procedures for treating sprains and strains?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
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...

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