(15-20 minutes, 2-3 times per day) acutely 20 minute Icing every 2 hours for first 48 hours after injury
Cover the knee with light clothing to protect the skin. Then place ice bags on top and over sides of knees. It is often helpful to use an ace bandage to keep the ice in place around the knee (It also allows one to walk around)
- ICE is a great way to help with circulation and keep the swelling out of the knee.