How to Treat a Stone Bruise?


A stone bruise is a painful injury that can occur on the heel of the foot when walking barefoot or in thinly soled shoes. This is caused by stepping on something that hits the heel hard like a pointy rock, toy car, bottle cap, or Christmas ornament. It leads to a painful bruise that makes walking difficult. Treat this injury using a combination of frequent ice packs, rest, and taking an anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen.
Q&A Related to "How to Treat a Stone Bruise?"
1. Drain the fluid that forms underneath the nail. This will release the fluid and therefore swelling and pain. This can be done at home if you have a sterile needle, but it is best
1 Make sure you don't have broken ribs. A rib that's bruised or cracked is damaged, but still in its place in the rib cage. A broken rib, however, is dangerous because it's been dislodged
Start by cooling it down with a ice pack or cold compress within the first 24 hours, keep head elevated to limit swelling, and on the second day following the injury apply moist compress
I think you should unwrap it & let it air out. Then don't ride your horse for a few days. Source(s): Riding for 30yrs Training for 19yrs.
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