Compression wrap is an elastic bandage wrapped around the area present with swelling in the body. It increases the blood flow in that part and promotes healing. Compression wraps are present in different styles, and they can be used under the guidance of the doctor. Compression wraps can be used for seven days to reduce the swelling present in the affected region.
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Query: Hello doctor, My right shoulder is excruciatingly painful. I play quarterback in football and I am 16 years old. Since I participate in a throwing sport, dead arm syndrome is something that I suspect may be the cause of my pain. I have also noticed that my upper right trapezius is lower than my left... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As mentioned by you that you might be suffering from dead arm syndrome. At present I would suggest you follow price protocol, that is protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation. I would suggest you stop doing any sports activities which aggravate your pain. O... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I injured my foot during a fall in a creek, a month ago. There is no bruising or swelling. The pain is on the outside of my foot, on the top. It has been getting worse. I am unable to walk or stand for long periods. I have been taking Ibuprofen, putting ice on it, and resting. I am uns... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your pain is not resolved even after taking pain medications and ice compress frequently, I recommend you go for an X-ray of your foot in the anterior-posterior and lateral views to rule out a hairline fracture. I also suggest you stop Ibuprofen as it may hamper ... Read Full »