Recovery can start very early after an injury. Physiotherapy rehabilitation techniques will help reduce the time that your injury is painful and movement is restricted so that you can get back to work, sport and daily activity more quickly. Rehabilitation also facilitates a good quality ligament repair and the return of normal muscle and nerve function of they have been damaged.

 

Avoid any of the HARM factors in the first 48 hours to prevent increased swelling and help your recovery:

No:

Heat

Alcohol

Running

Massage

 

These are things that will prolong your recovery time because they promote bleeding and swelling. In the first 72 hours, you can reduce your recovery time dramatically by applying the RICER and No HARM principals.

 

No HARM

No HARM