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Crepe Bandage

Crepe bandages are used for pain relief post-injury or fracture healing and are mostly made of cotton. They provide the necessary compression and firm support. They also help in reducing swelling and secure wound dressing. These are manufactured in skin color and are washable and reusable. It is advisable to remove these crepe bandages during sleep to promote adequate blood flow to the region. Also, these should not be tied so tight to regulate proper blood flow to the area.

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Did I damage my ligament while playing football?

Query: Hi doctor, I was just playing football and got stamped on rather severely. I always get studded, but this one is much worse than the rest. The top side of my foot and a bit to the right has large swelling and pain. Is there any ligament damage? I hope not as it was only the first game of the season....  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I think it might be a grade 3 strain and there is no such tear of ligament. But, it is always good to get confirmation about it. Have an x-ray as soon as possible. You can follow the mentioned points to reduce pain and swelling. Have a pillow under the affected ankle (two...  Read Full »

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