A “bruised bone” typically refers to bleeding that occurs under the tough fibrous covering of the bone called the periosteum.
It causes pain in the area of the bone but heals quickly as the blood is reabsorbed just like a bruise of the skin.
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.
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.
The Trainer’s Room is written exclusively for Midwest Sports Fans by Denver chiropractors Dr. Ihsan Erhuy of the Maintain View Pain Center in Denver, CO.
You should always consult your doctor before beginning any pain management or rehab program. Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets bruised his knee on Wednesday, February 18th against Philadelphia and felt limited by it during Fridayâ€™s game at Chicago.
Lamar Odom also suffered a similar injury to his right knee earlier in the year.