email: jamesleebarrett@gmail.com | tel: {01473} 718552

Easy to understand description and self-help guide

This site is designed to give you a good idea of some of the more common injuries that a physiotherapist may see. It is not designed for self-diagnosis but as an aide-mémoire alongside your physiotherapy sessions.

Please consult a Health Professional before following any information found on this site.

It is currently under construction but come back and check for updates.

RICE - for muscle or ligament injuries R I C E

  est - avoid any further damage to the injury.

ce - reduce inflammation and take resulting heat away, also a good pain killer.

  ompression - prevent excess build up of swelling which congests the area and slows blood flow, therey, slowing repair.

  levation - increase the return of blood to the heart, taking swelling and waste-products from the repair away from the area.

Rushmere Physiotherapy Clinic 249 Humber Doucy Lane Ipswich Suffolk IP4 3PE

You are viewing the text version of this site.

To view the full version please install the Adobe Flash Player and ensure your web browser has JavaScript enabled.

Need help? check the requirements page.


Get Flash Player