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What are the best ways to treat bruised muscle in your knee?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Jake Heiney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee Injury

If it is truly a bruise of a muscle around the knee, stretching, ice and anti-inflammatory medicines can do the trick, but best to be seen by an orthopedic surgeon to be sure it is nothing more serious.

In brief: Knee Injury

If it is truly a bruise of a muscle around the knee, stretching, ice and anti-inflammatory medicines can do the trick, but best to be seen by an orthopedic surgeon to be sure it is nothing more serious.
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