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How to treat a knee contusion?

A knee contusion can be treated by following some recommended guidelines. Simple knee contusions can be treated with rest, ice, compression, and over-the-counter pain relievers. More severe knee contusions, such as those involving bone, may require further treatment options, such as physical therapy and microcurrent therapy.

How long should it take a knee contusion to heal? A minor knee contusion can heal in as little as a few days . A bone bruise may take several weeks or months to heal before you can return to normal activities. If you experience trauma to your knee that results in pain, swelling, and skin discoloration, you may have a knee contusion.

How do I treat a knee contusion?

Method 2 of 2: Resting and Rehabilitating Your Knee

  • Allow your bruised knee to fully heal before resuming regular activities. A bruised knee affects more than just your skin.
  • Ask your doctor if you need a knee brace or crutches.
  • Stretch your knee (and leg) before use to prevent further injuries.
  • Apply heat to your injured knee to help relieve pain.
  • What should I do if I fell on my knee? The first thing to do after a fall or knee strain is to get into a seated position. Provided you have no hip or back and neck injuries you should get into a seated position. Regardless of how you fell others may be at risk.

    How do you heal a bruised knee? Apply a cold compress to your bruised knee to minimize swelling and promote healing. Use the compress for 10 to 15 minutes, every three to four hours. Do not apply ice directly to your skin — this can cause tissue damage.

    How long should it take a knee contusion to heal?

    How long should it take a knee contusion to heal? A minor knee contusion can heal in as little as a few days . A bone bruise may take several weeks or months to heal before you can return to normal activities. If you experience trauma to your knee that results in pain, swelling, and skin discoloration, you may have a knee contusion.

    How do I treat a knee contusion?

    Method 2 of 2: Resting and Rehabilitating Your Knee

  • Allow your bruised knee to fully heal before resuming regular activities. A bruised knee affects more than just your skin.
  • Ask your doctor if you need a knee brace or crutches.
  • Stretch your knee (and leg) before use to prevent further injuries.
  • Apply heat to your injured knee to help relieve pain.
  • How to heal a bump on a knee? Apply ice to help decrease swelling and pain. Ice may also help prevent tissue damage. Use an ice pack, or put crushed ice in a plastic bag. Cover it with a towel and place it on your knee for 15 to 20 minutes, 3 to 4 times each day, as directed. Apply heat to help decrease pain and stiffness.

    Why does my knee hurt after fall? Your knee may take the hit or twist and bend awkwardly during a fall. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that the most common knee injuries include ligament or soft tissue tears, fractures and dislocations — all of which can cause pain when bending your knee.