A 40-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

will epsom salt really work when you have sprains and strains?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Frydman
46 years experience Podiatry
no: Epsom salts would have no effect on screens or sprains. Ice or moist heat which ever feels better and anti-inflammatories would help.
Answered on Sep 8, 2018
9
9 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Ice: An acute strain responds best to ice.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Helps reduce : Swelling but should not be used in the first 48 hours.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: The warmth from the light will feel good. As the injury heals stretching and strengthening are needed.
5
5 thanks
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If the pain: is localized to low back and you have no other symptoms, most likely cause is muscle strain. If you continue your bending and twisting without streng ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month