First Aid in Case of Injuries for Sport and Exercise
If this is a closed injury, you need to immobilize the injured limb, otherwise the person may lose consciousness from a painful shock. If you need to get to the emergency room yourself, then put the injured limb on a firm support and fix it.
If you hurt a limb, apply cold to the place where it hurts. If the spinal cord, head or neck is damaged, do not touch the affected person. It is important that the tongue will not sink.
Recovery after sports injuries
Do not perform anything without doctors review. The recovery after sports injuries depends on its kind. But in the first place after all, physical therapy, thanks to which you can quickly return to a normal way of life.
When stretched a limb you should have 2 weeks of rest, then sparing training regimen with fixation of elastic bandage. In case of fracture - for 2-3 months you will forget about physical exertion. When the ligaments are broken or the meniscus is damaged, the recovery time after sports injuries depends on their complexity. That is approximately - from 1 to 3 months.
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