Remedy for Pain and swelling in ankles and foot - Recovery from Fracture

SRT, 14 March 2013 11:13  this question feed

Hello,

I had fractured both my legs due to a fall ( One leg had calcaneum fracture and other leg has Tibia fracture). I was on plaster for 3 months. I am to walk with crutches since past one month. There is lot of swelling in the foot and ankle area of both the legs. Is there any medication ( oils, medicines) which can be suggested for reducing the swelling and pain in ankles.

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Swelling persists after the surgery following fracture in some of them. The injury to the surrounding tissues will lead to swelling and proper rest will help to heal. It normally reduces within 4weeks after surgery. The rehabilitative exercise after the surgery will also help to reduce the swelling.

Ayurvedic medicines like MahaRasnadi Kvath - 15ml with 60ml of warm water before food twice daily, Yograj Guggulu and Asthiposhak Calcium Supplement Tablet can be taken for a month and then reviewed.

Include horse gram, cissus quadrangularis, ajwain seeds, curry leaf, garlic, turmeric and sesame seeds. Reduce excess salt, spicy, canned foods, sweet, cold refrigerated foods and oil. Please do have the regular checkups.

posted by Dr.Ramani on 28 May 2016

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Dear Sir,I got an accident on 22 January 2016. After that my left feet got plastered but that was not done properly by the doctor resulting which I have to go for a surgery on 13February and 4 screws was ।nserted in left foot.Now after 45 days the plaster has been removed and I am just able to stand on my both feet and can only walk slowly with the help of walker.Doctor has further advice for physiotherapy so that after some time I can walk with the help of stick.There is still some swelling in my foot.Now what can I do further to reduce swelling and to regain muscles and bones strength faster.kindly advice.Regards.Praveen Chaudhary.

posted by kal_pkumar on 6 April 2016

Dear Guest

You can use some herbal oils and some medicines which will help ease pressure and reduce swelling .But you must also get it evaluated for its swelling because sometimes there may be a pathology.For that you may consult an Ortho ,

Oils like Pirant oil is good for reducing swelling. Medicine like Pirant have things like Gugulu which act on swelling.

Arjunarishta and Poonarnavarishta will also be good for you.

keep writing further.best of luck

posted by Dr.Sharma on 18 March 2013

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