Leg Injuries - Topic Overview
Treatment for a leg injury may include
rest, ice, elevation, and other first aid measures (such as the application of
a brace, splint, or cast), or physical therapy. Some leg injuries are treated
with medicine or surgery, especially if a bone is broken. Treatment depends
- The location, type, and severity of the
- When the injury occurred.
- Your age, health
condition, and activities, such as work, sports, or hobbies.
Check your symptoms to decide if and when
you should see a doctor.