Leg Contusion Treatment
The treatment for a leg contusion usually includes rest, elevation, cold compresses, crutches, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Additional treatment for a leg contusion may include an elastic wrap or a leg splint.
The treatment options for a leg contusion include:
- Cold compresses
- Apply an elastic wrap to the injured joint.
- Re-wrap the injury every few hours
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain:
- Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, NeoProfen)
- Ketoprofen (Actron, Orudis, Oruvail)
- Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, Aleve)
- Narcotic pain medication:
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