A 28-year-old male asked:
What kind of medicine or crime will I use when sprain knee?How many day will it better ?Can i play football again if it is better?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Carol Van der Harst answered
34 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rest: Avoid anti-inflamatories like Motrin or aleve if there is a sprain (with instability). Wrap the knee, ice and elevate periodically. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain should be sufficient for the pain. Any linament (greasy and warming) can stimulate blood flow for healing. See a sports doctor if the fluid and pain persist for 1 week. You will play again when healed and strong.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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