Rest and apply ice & elevation for the care and relief of Bruises
Effectiveness: 3.3Popularity: 23
Why it works: Cold will reduce pain and swelling. Elevate the injured or sore area also helps minimize swelling.
How it works: Apply ice pack to the injury as soon as possible. Wrap the ice in a cloth and apply to the affected area for 15 to 20 minutes every couple of hour for the first 24 hours. Take rest and keep the area elevated if possible to encourage healing.
The self cure remedy of Rest and apply ice & elevation for the care and relief of Bruises has an effectiveness score of 3.3 and a popularity score of 23 on the self-cure system.