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What Are The Best Ways To Treat Bruised Muscle In Your Knee
R.I.C.E.: Initially, rice (rest, ice, compression (ace wrap), and elevate). After the bruising has been stopped, warm, moist heat, physical therapy, massage, and range of motion exercises. Depending on what specifically is bruised, additional therapies may be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I have a sore muscle in my thigh above my knee. It is tender to the touch & sore when walking. Aches at times when sitting.Any concern of blood clot?
Probably not: Blood clots usually form in the deep vessels of the leg. They can cause pain behind the knee and they often cause leg and ankle swelling. It sounds like you have a muscle strain, not a blood clot. Birth control pills do increase the risk for blood clots so it is important to stay active and not smoke. If you have swelling in one leg/ankle then it is a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I landed on my left knee on my wooden bed frame. It bruised it up and swelled up to the size of a baseball. Did i tear a tendon/muscle?
Probably not: If the swellin is directed on top of the kneecap you may have bled into your prepatellar bursa. See your pcp or an orthopedist. ...Read more
I got bit by an insect on my calf muscle. Its been bruised for almost a month now. Its not itchy but it is swelling & pain when i bend my knee?
I had calf muscle tear with horrible bruising and pain. Am i more prone to that now in that leg? I have 2 knee replacements.
Calf Tear: Sounds like you had a grade iii muscle tear. This leads to weakness that much be regained by gradual restrengthening. It also leads to swelling and scar tissue that needs to be worked out. Make sure you spend time with a manual physical therapist who will work out all of the scar adhesions and regain the strength and flexibility. They are great at that. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruising, muscle numbness and pain in my knee? The bruise is round with a spot in the center that's not bruised. I didn't hit it on anything.
I have a bruise on the back area of my knee and i wasnt hit there. I was wondering if it could be a muscle or tendon tear? I have a big blue black and purple bruise on the back of my knee around where my calf and thigh connect. Its on my right leg on the
I been having this throbbing pain in my left leg above the knee towards my inner thigh. When I press on it, it feels like my muscle is bruising inside?
Fell of my bike and injured knee a week ago. It hurts to bend knee and lift leg when walking. Torn tendon? Deep muscle bruising? See Dr or wait?
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