This is done by doing a thorough exam of the joint.
X-rays should be taken to rule out a fracture or any possible underlying pathology that could be masking the symptoms.
The range of motion exercises will be performed to keep the joint in full motion and inhibit the chance of further development of scar tissue.
A “bruised bone” typically refers to bleeding that occurs under the tough fibrous covering of the bone called the periosteum.
Additional treatment recommendations: Start with Also, Kinesio Taping alleviates pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage by lifting the skin.
The taped portion forms convolutions in the skin, thus increasing interstatial space.
This step may be very difficult for any athlete as they may be willing to push their body to the extremes to get back in the game.
The reason we suggest rest in this stage is simple: the healing process is just beginning.
The most painful bruises can sometimes take months to heal.