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Unformatted text preview: to use the sprain joint. 3) Icing should be done in increments of 15 minutes. 15 minutes on, 15 minutes off. 4) Resting should be done until completely healed, early usage of joint may reinjure the joint. 5) Elevation is a great way to reduce the swelling. It decreases the blood pressure in the injured area so less swelling occurs. C) Types of wraps and band-ages. 1) Based on location on sprain. 2) Different sizes of band-ages. 3) Wrap in a conventional number 8 style, followed by overlap D) Sprain Prevention: 1) Wearing wraps and braces. Allows less movement of joint and keeps ligaments in place. 2) Warming up and stretching. 3) The best way to prevent sprains is maintaining strength and flexibility. Physical conditioning can serve as the best medicine....
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- Spring '11
- Communications, Injury, Sprain