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What is a subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How to heal it? Does it need physiotherapy?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Bone bruise

Bone bruise below the cartilage.
Low intensity, low impact cardiovascular exercise, gentle range of motion and ice. Never apply ice directly to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 2-4 times per day. Consider physical therapy if symptoms persist beyond 6-8 weeks.

In brief: Bone bruise

Bone bruise below the cartilage.
Low intensity, low impact cardiovascular exercise, gentle range of motion and ice. Never apply ice directly to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 2-4 times per day. Consider physical therapy if symptoms persist beyond 6-8 weeks.
Dr. Dennis Giannini
Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Bone bruise

It will heal within 6 weeks, no surgery.
Just time & gentle exercises.

In brief: Bone bruise

It will heal within 6 weeks, no surgery.
Just time & gentle exercises.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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