- Rest: Avoid the activity that caused your injury.
- Ice: Apply a cold compress to your knee for 15 minutes at a time, four times a day.
- Compression: You can wrap your knee in an elastic bandage to help reduce swelling.
Can I workout with a hyperextended knee?
How long will a hyperextended knee take to heal?
Recovery from a mild to moderate sprain following a knee hyperextension injury can take 2 to 4 weeks. It’s important during this time to limit activities that can further strain the knee and to continue to manage swelling and pain.
Can a hyperextended knee heal itself?
Most of the hyperextended knee cases that occur on the sportsfield are treatable without surgery. The depth of care depends from case to case, but the following elements are normally helpful: Getting plenty of rest with your leg elevated is a must. You’ve got to give the ligaments enough time to heal.