The New Guide to Managing Acute Injuries

'Peace and Love' P: Protect Protect – avoid activities causing acute pain in the first few days after injury. E: Elevate Elevate the injured limb to encourage drainage and avoid fluid ‘compaction’. A: Avoid anti-inflammatory medication Avoid anti-inflammatories and ice – depress healing (some exceptions). C: Compression Gently compress (e.g. crepe bandage) to manage swelling

2022-08-19T13:59:58+02:00August 19th, 2022|Health, Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Treatment FAQ|
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