• Foot Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different foot conditions and professional treatments

    Arch Pain, Ball of Foot Pain, Blister, Bunion, Callus, Corn, Ingrown Toenail, Spurs and more...

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  • Ankle Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different ankle conditions and professional treatments

    Ankle Sprains, Arthritis Pain

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  • Skin Conditions

    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different skin conditions and professional treatments

    Athlete's Foot, Foot Odor & Perspiration, Nail Fungus, Rough and Dry Skin, Warts and more

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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different conditions and professional treatments
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    Flatfoot, Warts or Petty, Ankle Sprains, Juvenile Bunions, Ingrown toenails

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    Dr. Orlando Rivera explains about the different treatments and professional services at
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When you sprain an ankle, applying ice can help ease pain, swelling and stiffness associated with the injury.

For the first three days after spraining your ankle, apply an ice treatment (a slush bath, ice pack or ice massage) every two to four hours.

To use an ice pack treatment, partially fill a plastic bag with crushed ice and place it on your injured ankle, making sure to first apply a thin, wet cloth to the skin underneath the ice pack. Use an elastic bandage to hold the pack in place.

Soak your ankle in an ice bath by filling a large bucket with ice and water, submerging the foot and ankle and soaking until the area is numb.

To give an ice massage, freeze water in small Styrofoam cups and tear away the top section of the cup. Holding the end still wrapped in the cup, gently rub the ice in circles over the injured area without staying in one spot for longer than 30 seconds.

Never apply ice to your ankle for longer than 20 minutes at a time.

Source: healthday

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