A member asked:

I just recently had a pretty bad knee injury about a week ago with bruising from my hamstring to my feet i've already seen a primary and orthopedic surgeon i'm just curious if using a sauna would be a good idea to help healing or woul that exacerbate?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

I would advise against its use at this current time.

Answered 6/30/2022

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

If the swelling is under control using a moist sauna, steam bath, with massage can help heal the hematoma.

Answered 7/16/2022

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