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What's the best treatment for a mild knee sprain and slight inflammation on the inner side?
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Treatment:
Ice for 20 minutes, three to four times per day.
You could wear a hinged knee brace for support. Only use crutches if you really need to. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory if you can.

In brief: Treatment:
Ice for 20 minutes, three to four times per day.
You could wear a hinged knee brace for support. Only use crutches if you really need to. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory if you can.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: "R.I.C.E."
Sprains are best treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
Inner knee pain can be a sign of a mcl (medial collateral ligament) sprain, which tends to do well with conservative non-surgical care. Persistent pain can be a sign of a torn medial meniscus, the shock absorber of the knee, so any knee pain lasting more than a month to 6 weeks should be checked out with an orthopedic surgeon.

In brief: "R.I.C.E."
Sprains are best treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
Inner knee pain can be a sign of a mcl (medial collateral ligament) sprain, which tends to do well with conservative non-surgical care. Persistent pain can be a sign of a torn medial meniscus, the shock absorber of the knee, so any knee pain lasting more than a month to 6 weeks should be checked out with an orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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