Editor’s Note: This is first edition of a new regular feature here at Midwest Sports Fans called The Trainer’s Room. Erhuy are certified in chiropractic neurology and have a strong background in sports injuries and in the rehabilitation of common nagging athletic problems.

This feature will rely on the expertise of Denver chiropractors Dr. Ihsan Erhuy of the Mountain View Pain Center in Denver, CO. Our goal with The Trainer’s Room will be to provide timely background information on relevant injuries as they occur in the sports world.

All treatment options provided in this article should not be taken as specific advice, but rather as a general guide regarding what is typically done to treat the injury being described.

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It causes pain in the area of the bone but heals quickly as the blood is reabsorbed just like a bruise of the skin.

The bruising may or may not involve the skin and soft tissues as well.

The result is that pressure and irritation are taken off the neural/sensory receptors. Disclaimer: This article is the opinion of the Mountain View Pain Center, for this particular type of injury.

Then, slowly, pressure is taken off the lymphatic system, allowing the edema to drain more freely. If you feel you have had a similar type of injury please contact your primary care physcian and do not attempt to perform any of these treatments without the approval and supervision of your doctor.

As we realize it is important for a player to get back into the game, our methods involve rehab and therapy to speed up the patient’s recovery time with as little pain as possible.

The first step of the knee pain treatment process for bone bruises is the application of an ice massage provided by your doctor of choice several times a day, for no more than 5 minutes per application.A bone bruise can becoming a nagging injury leaving the player unable to participate due to lack of range of motion and often very intense pain.The methods with which we treat each player are specific to their needs.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 purpose of the ice massage is to move the edema (swelling) out of the affected area, reduce pain, and also to promote the healing process.