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Knee swelling due to injury. What can help get the swelling down?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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Rest- reduce walking, standing for few days.
Ice- ice packs 10 minutes, 3-4 times daily. Compression- ace wrap for support. Elevation- keep it elevated when at rest. If swelling not better, see primary care doctor or orthopedic surgeon.

In brief: R I C E

Rest- reduce walking, standing for few days.
Ice- ice packs 10 minutes, 3-4 times daily. Compression- ace wrap for support. Elevation- keep it elevated when at rest. If swelling not better, see primary care doctor or orthopedic surgeon.
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