You will need
- - ice;
- - elastic bandage;
- - painkillers;
- - cottage cheese;
- - cabbage leaf;
- - anti-inflammatory and warming ointment.
First aid for knee injury is the cooling of the joint. Wrap the ice in a thick cloth and apply to the injured place. This will reduce the swelling, eliminate swelling and relieve pain. Hold cold for no longer than 10-15 minutes, longer exposure can lead to inflammation of the joint.
Put the joint in a compression bandage. Better if it is an elastic bandage, but in its absence you can use a normal. Try not to give the load on the injured knee. Well, if you can immobilize him for at least 1-2 days.
If necessary, take an analgesic drug "Nurofen", "caution", "Nise", etc. They will not only ease your health, but also reduce inflammation.
Apply to the bruised joint cabbage leaf, only pre-make a few incisions through which will be the juice. Also, when a knee injury effectively compress of cheese. Apply it to the affected area, the top cover with polythene and secure with a bandage or clean cloth. Change the poultice once a day.
For the treatment of knee injury you can use not only folk remedies, but and pharmacy ointments. A good helping of "Diclofenac", "Diklak", "Indometacin", "Finalgon" and the like. Apply them several times a day until complete recovery.
If within weeks the knee pain wasn't gone, get a referral for physical therapy. Usually 10-15 procedures of electrotherapy dynamic currents and UHF-therapy is sufficient for full recovery.
Do not delay consulting a doctor. Ideally, it should be held on a day when injured. In some cases, under the injury is masked by the fracture or any other serious damage. Self-medication in this case will only hurt. Only after the x-ray it is possible to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe therapy.