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I am addicted with painkiller drug. Is there any alternative that i can take ?

I m pretty sure I sprained my knee but unfortunately I used to be addicted to Drugs so cant take anything for the pain except generic over the counter stuff that doesnt really help. Is there a shot or something that can go in the knee to help aleviate some of the pain?
Asked On : Mon, 27 Dec 2010
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Hi. Welcome To HealthcareMagic

The simple treatment of ankle sprain "RICE".
1. Rest for minimum 48 hours
2. Apply Ice packs for 20 min.
3.Apply Ace bandage from toes to Calf muscles. This will compress the ankle.
4.Elevate the foot.

Regards, Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Mon, 27 Dec 2010
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