September 23, 2018

 
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Fell 2 weeks ago on my left knee, pain has

Patient: Fell 2 weeks ago on my left knee, pain has been getting worse every day. outer side of left knee. pulling type of pain when I bend my knee.

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to usI think that you have a soft tissue injury of the leg. The injury can be treated by using RICE. RICE is a treatment plan which will help you:Rest the leg and avoid exercising itIce the leg for 15 minutes every hourCompress the leg by using crepe bandage or a knee sleeveElevate the leg by placing it on top of 2 pillows to help you. All the best and have a speedy recovery.Hope this helps you

 


 

 

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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