Bone contusion tibiaWhat is a contusion of the tibia? Rest. Rest the area whenever possible. Ice. Apply a cold compress to the area to reduce swelling. Compress. Compress the bruised area with a wrap or bandage to reduce swelling. Elevate. If possible, raise the affected area above your heart.
Bone Contusion Tibia
A bone contusion, or bone bruise, happens when you have a small injury on the surface of a bone. The discoloration appears as blood and other fluids build up. A fracture, on the other hand, involves damage to a deeper area of bone. It’s possible to bruise any bone, but it’s more likely to happen to bones that are close to your skin’s surface.