Fell Sunday 5/12 taken to emergency room, did xrays, received pain medication sent home swelling and pain in knee and thigh continued, taken for MRI still no relief from pain and swelling continues. Have put ice on are for 15min time periods taken more pain medication. Patient is 86 and is in great pain with the medication other complications occur and is unable to get relief from constipation even with administering of stool softners. this is a vicious cycle. no rest for anyone. Lives with son and daughter-in-law. Any suggestions?
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