A 41-year-old female asked:
My husbent had nee injury & now it's swallowing the ankle?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kassanswered
Podiatry 30 years experience
Not unusual.: Avoid salt in diet, keep legs elevated while at rest, ice the knee, consider compression stockings if okay by surgeon, consider physical therapy, rule out dvt. Make sure to discuss with the surgeon.
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