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A sprain is an injury to the ligaments keeping a joint together


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    Laura — 17.02.2018 19:51
    I fell on my knees last week on ice and 4 days ago, there was ice on our porch i fell off of it once again i landed on my knees i went to the hospital the doctor really didnt tell me anything but he gave me motrin and it isnt helping me one it i stilling great pain.


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      Earle — 20.02.2018 13:59
      Hello Laura Injuring an injury isn’t anything that is going to resolve fast and I’m afraid you’re probably looking at 2-3 weeks for healing as blood supply to this area is very poor. You may have bruised the bone too and so you can expect some discolouration and swelling and this may restrict movement of the joint. Out Atrogel and Atrosan tablets should reduce your symptoms, with the Atrogel working faster, but since the injury was several days ago, the potential reduction in swelling is more limited. The Gel should help with some pain relief however.


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