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    1. Pain Management - Home Treatment

      Home treatment of a groin injury can help relieve pain, swelling, and bruising and promote healing.

    2. Swelling - Frequently Asked Questions

      Learning about physical therapy:What is physical therapy?Who can provide physical therapy?What happens at a physical therapy visit?Types of treatment:What kinds of treatment do physical therapists do?What is rehabilitation?Getting treatment:Do I need a prescription?Where can I go for physical therapy? ...

    3. Pain Management - Home Treatment

      If you have a musculoskeletal injury such as back or neck strain or carpal tunnel syndrome, try home treatment for a few days when you first notice symptoms. These steps are usually helpful in relieving discomfort caused by stress and overuse. Home treatment includes: Resting the painful area and avoiding or modifying activities that aggravate your pain or discomfort. Return to some daily ...

    4. Swelling - Topic Overview

      What is magnetic field therapy?Magnetic field therapy uses magnets to maintain health and treat illness. The human body and the earth naturally produce electric and magnetic fields. Electromagnetic fields also can be technologically produced, such as radio and television currents. Practitioners of magnetic field therapy believe that interactions between the body, the earth, and other ...

    5. Swelling - Topic Overview

      What is ergonomics? Ergonomics is the study of how your body interacts with your environment when you perform a task or activity. Ergonomics often involves arranging your environment-including equipment, tools, lighting, and how you do a task-to fit you and the activity you are doing. Office ergonomics focuses on arranging your work environment to fit your needs while you do your job. When your ..

    6. Pain Management - Types of Physical Therapy

      Cold and iceIce and cold packs are used in physical therapy to relieve pain, swelling, and inflammation from injuries and other conditions such as arthritis. Ice can be used for 10 to 20 minutes at a time, several times a day. For more information, see: Using ice and cold packs.Ice massage.Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).Ice or cold packs for children.Ice or heat for low back ...

    7. Swelling - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Achilles Tendon Rupture: Should I Have Surgery?

    8. Central Venous Catheters - Topic Overview

      What is a central venous catheter?A central venous catheter, or vascular access device (VAD), is a long, thin, flexible tube used to give medications, fluids, nutrients, or blood products over a long period of time, usually several weeks or more. The catheter is inserted through the skin into a vein often in the neck or chest. It is threaded through the vein until it reaches a large vein near the

    9. Pain Management - Prevention

      The following tips may help you prevent a groin injury or other problems in the groin area.

    10. Pain Management - Prevention

      Tips to help prevent swelling.

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