Stepped on a rock

I jumped out of a boat bare-footed onto a rock 1 week ago. The arch turned black and blue and I have a painful lump. The discoloration went way, but it still has a lump and is sore. I know this needs time to heal. How long does healing normally take? and what is the best method of treatment to promote healing? I iced it within the first 24 hours. the past two evenings I soaked it in epsom salts with hot water.

Posted By Kathy on August 05, 2005 at 14:56:14:

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