Should you elevate swollen knee?

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Mathilde Dare asked a question: Should you elevate swollen knee?
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Date created: Sat, Jun 5, 2021 2:45 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 8, 2022 5:22 AM

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Elevating the knee

When the person is resting, their swollen knee should lie above the level of their heart. This helps drain excess fluid from the joint and reduces blood flow to it. Both help ease swelling. Regular cushions or pillows often do the trick, but special leg elevation pillows are also available.

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