Bergen County Knee Pain Experts Explain the RICE Treatment Protocol

Debilitating Knee Pain Can Be Treated with RICE Treatment Protocol

Knee pain resulting from common strains and sprains can affect anyone, even more so for those who perform repetitive knee activities such as jumping, bending, squatting, running, etc. When a person sprains, strains, or injures the knee, most Bergen County knee pain experts will recommend the application of the RICE protocol at home. RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Here’s what you need to do to make your RICE treatment more effective.

R is for Rest

If you hurt your knee, stop or reduce your activity level for as long as you have to. Don’t exercise or perform the activity that led to the knee pain in the first place. Depending on your pain level, your physician may also recommend you avoid putting any weight on the knee while you rest. If necessary, you may use crutches or a cane to help your mobility. Read more from this article:


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