-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- It's natural for a broken limb to swell just
after the injury. If the limb is in a cast, this can make the cast
feel snug near the injury, causing discomfort and possible
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers these
suggestions to help ease swelling beneath a cast:
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