Saturday, February 16, 2008

Home Remedy for Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprain is a type of injury in which the tissues around the ankle joint have been torn or traumatized. Usually such condition results to pain and swelling of the injured joint. Sprain is different from strain for it only affects the ligament and healing is longer than that of strain.

Although sprain mostly occurs in ankles, but it can also happen to other joints such as shoulders, elbows, wrists, and knees.


Symptoms

Discoloration, redness, or bruising of the skin around the affected area
Swelling and pain in the affected area



Causes

Accidents
Sports activities
Lifting weights
Wearing high heeled shoes
Running or walking on uneven ground
Bending or overexertion of a joint beyond the normal motion
Unexpected response of the body due to sudden loose of balance




Treatment

Pineapple:
Eat raw pineapple, its helps in reducing the pain and swelling

Turmeric:

Powder:
Put one-half teaspoon of turmeric powder with warm water twice a day.

Juice:
Put one teaspoon in hot milk, drink before bedtime, it helps reducing pain

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