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Shin trauma

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  • Posted By: jerrycjr
  • January 17, 2009
  • 06:56 PM

I hit my shin on monday. I have been hobbling around all week (I walk a lot at work). Do I apply cold (minimal swelling), or heat (for healing/pain)? How about meds like asprin, ibuprofin, or Aleve?

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  • Use ice the first 48 hours,then heat.Yes to the antiinflammatory drugs.
    richard wayne2b 1,232 Replies
    • January 19, 2009
    • 02:40 PM
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