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 Re: Ideal height to elevate leg
WB (162.119.240.---)   8:55am Apr 10 2019

ideally you want it elevated just above the heart so you dont have all the blood rushing down your leg. Im assuming you are in a cast so I would say just regular pillows are fine. You can also use ice packs on it if you need to for the swellling and painMichael Davison wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
>
> Since I am new to both this forum and dealing with a broken
> leg, I thought I would ask a question about leg elevation.
> How do you elevate your leg? How high do you elevate it and
> what do you use? Pillows, blankets, or a body pillow? Any
> tips you have learned with having your leg elevated? Any
> comfort secrets?
>
> Right now I am stacking 3 bed pillows vertically. It's not
> really comfortable and I'm wondering if my leg is too high.
>
> I'd appreciate any information you veterans might have.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Mike

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