Twists & Sprains

by Sean

 
Step 1

Think R.I.C.E.

 
 
Step 2

Rest - rest the injured part until it's less painful.

 
 
Step 3

Ice - wrap an ice pack in a tea towel and place over injured part immediately.

 
 
Step 4

Compression - support the injured part with an elastic bandage.

 
 
Step 5

Elevation - raise the injured part above the heart level to decrease the swelling.

 

Still suffering? Please call the emergency services!

 
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