posted on May, 14 2013 @ 08:55 AM
Keep them elevated! That will help to reduce continued swelling. But I highly recommend a cream or gel made from arnica (a homeopathic analgesic).
I like Arnicare, made by Boiron. You may see racks of their homeopathic remedies in a store like Whole Foods (their oscillococinum, used for reducing
flu symptoms upon onset is relatively well-known). Here's a
to a few preparations of the arnica.
It takes about 20 minutes to kick in, but if you hate taking pills and prefer a more holistic approach, this should provide you with some relief,
provided you don't have to walk somewhere to obtain it. Otherwise, use the link and get some overnighted to you!