Physical Education - Managment of soft tissue injury
Managment of soft tissue injury
Be aware of the most appropriate forms of injury management available e.g.
RICE, active rest, physiotherapy, massage, stretching, cryotherapy/ice,
electrotherapy, surgery etc.
The program for immediate treatment of acute (soft tissue) injury:
To manage the chances of full recovery (first 48-72 hours following
injury), observe the acronym: physiotherapy, massage, stretching,
cryotherapy/ice, electrotherapy, surgery etc.
no showers, heat rubs such as Deep Heat.
alcohol increases swelling.
no running or exercising as it stimulates blood flow.
of the site in the first 48-72 hours.
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