The Do’s & Don’ts of Treating a Sports Injury

The Do’s; If you suffer an injury such as a sprain, strain, muscle pull, or tear, immediate first aid treatment can prevent complications and help you heal faster. How we manage an injury, be it a sprain or a fracture in the acute or the first 72 hours plays a major role in the recovery time. The commonly used practices are rubbing, pulling, and applying heat to the injured area. This unfortunately, doesn’t hasten the recovery. The following are the scientifically proven methods on how to treat an acute injury and are widely accepted across the globe. (more…)

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Exercise: Good Vs Bad Pain?

A LITTLE SORENESS, technically called as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) can be expected when participating in an exercise programme. There are some pains, though, that could indicate an injury that need to be treated.  Muscle soreness is okay, but a pulled muscle is not. Knowing the difference can save you a lot of pain and recovery time. Catching an injury in the early stages can help to keep the damage to a minimum. (more…)

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