No one is bruise proof. Well I guess if you covered your self in bubble wrap you could be, but that’s a little extreme now isn’t it? We all know that a bruise can be a huge pain in the backside, and sometimes it feels like they take forever to go away.
So, how to heal a bruise sooner? Well we are going to look at a few ways that can help you recover your bruise a little faster. These suggestions are really easy, and do not require any kind of medications at all.
How To Heal A Bruise
This is the common sense answer that most people will probably know about. Ice will not stop the bruise, but it will ease the pain, and if you ice your injury right away it will help reduce the size that the bruise is going to be. Don’t just run to the freezer and grab ice. Wrap the ice in a cloth, and hold it for around 15 minutes or for just as long as you can take if 15 minutes is too much. Also read bursitis home treatment with ice.
You will want to do this the next day after you have gotten your bruise. What using heat will do is that it helps improve the blood circulations around the bruise region, and dilates the blood vessels. Also using heat will help speed the way that the body removes the blood from the bruise.
Put Your Feet Up
Blood is a liquid, and what do all liquids do? They run downwards. So if you keep your injury elevated this again will help ease the swelling. Of course this really can only be done if it is one of your arms or legs that have been injured.
Do Not Pick At It
If your bruise is just a bruise, and the skin is not broken then do not pick or prod at it this will only just make it worse.
Another great way of dealing with bruise is to gently rub your bruise area a few times a day. You should only start doing this the day after you have had your injury. You should make sure you do it gently so you are not hurting your self. Doing this will help you bodies natural abilities to heal the bruise.
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