May 27, 2015

First Aid for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains

A young woman suffers a sprain or strain in her wrist from bowling.
A woman rests with her feet elevated after an injury.
A man applies an ice pack to an injury on his arm.
A nurse applies a compression bandage to a man's ankle to keep the swelling down.
A woman elevates her injured foot.
Photo of woman with an immobilization device on her foot.
Photo of a bruise.
A boy applies a cold compress to his black eye.
A young girl applies a cold compress to sooth a bump on her head.
A prescription bottle of pain medication.
A doctor helps an injured senior woman on crutches.

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Reviewed by Andrew Seibert, MD on Tuesday, November 01, 2011

First Aid Slideshow Pictures: Care and Pain Relief for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains

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