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What Is The Best Otc Pain Medicine For A Sprained Knee
Knee sprain: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long to heal a sprained knee? It has been 5 weeks, and still can't bend much past a 90 degree angle. No pain, just no rom.
Not just sprained: If you have only 90 degrees bending, then you have a frozen stiffening knee. You must have this evaluated soon. The proper diagnosis must be established and treatment initiated. Letting it get any stiffer would likely lead to long-term consequences. There must be pain if you're not bending beyond 90, otherwise you must push to full range of motion. ...Read more
Sprained knee 8 weeks ago. Thought it healed. 2x this week i knelt and then couldnt straighten without severe pain. Is this related? Normal?
get an exam: 'sprained knees' is a generic term for and injury to your knee. If your knee continues to hurt, swell , 'catch' etc. See an ors for an examination.Once a diagnosis is made , proper treatment can begin. ...Read more
Will knee stability improve after a severe knee sprain? My knee buckles inwards and is still unstable after 4 days, even though pain is almost gone.
Time Heals: Ligament and tendon sprain (as in the knee) can take months to heal. After ensuring that you have no major tears of meniscus or ligaments, you will benefit from using a brace (the otc elastic kind may be sufficient) - this will help stabilize the joint allowing better healing. Range of motion exercise, but but heavy exercise will benefit. Easy does it ! ...Read more
Grade 2 knee sprain. . Started using brace 10 days later.. been using brace for 7 days and pain recedes but recurs randomly. How long will it take?
I hurt my knee and went to the doctor and was told I have a sprained knee and I feel that my knee pain is getting worse. Is that common?
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