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toomuchcoffee911's avatar

How can I make my knee hurt less?

Asked by toomuchcoffee911 (6912 points ) May 2nd, 2009 from iPhone

So at lunch yesterday, I was playing volleyball with my friends. The ball was heading my way and I went for it, but tripped over a bush and fell on the asphalt, ripping my jeans and skinning my knee. It didn’t hurt too much the rest of the day (even after track practice), but today it HURTS. Is there anything I can do for it?

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Judi's avatar

Ice, and Ibuprofen.

justwannaknow's avatar

listen to Judi (9049) and work it do not let it stiffen up or it will get worse and if possible go see your doctor. It may have a fracture.

allen_o's avatar

Spliff, everytime

FiRE_MaN's avatar

judi has the perfect answer thats what i do.

fedupwitcaddys's avatar

try buying a self adjusting knee brace. i have one by MUELLER. got it at walmart or walgreens. a good one might run you $12.00 like mine. its 50%neoprene, 20% nylon, 15% metal, 10% polyester and 5% rubber. i love it. i walkaround with it for a few hours and take it off and it takes the pain away for a long time. just dont go to sleep with it on. you’ll stop you circulation.

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Thanks for all the answers! Ice helped a lot, and I’ve been wraping it, too.

Alessandra's avatar

Whenever you feel the pain, punch your arm reeeaaally hard. The pain in your arm will take your mind off of the knee some

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Argh! My arm! Need more ice! :-)

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