Care recipient (cr) has swollen ankles and feet

Try: Drink lots of water don’t sit with legs crossed go for a walk to get the blood flowing elevate feet whenever possible sleep on the left side this helps the heart and major blood vessels circulate more blood avoid salt when seated rotate ankles wiggle toes point and flex feet — give the feet a little workout soak feet in cold water for 15 minutes ask for a foot massage

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

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References: tips for swollen ankles or feet by michele zipp 2009 available at

Keywords: Swollen feet swollen ankles dehydrated exercise

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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