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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

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