I think i sprained my ankle. Oh wow, maybe you should go to the . I don’t think it is really that bad. I can still walk on it a little bit. What happened? Were you chasing that cute blonde chick down the street? Yeah, you funny girl. No, this is going to sound dumb but I think I walked into a hole on the yard.
I need to figure out how to heal this sprained ankle fast though, because track practice starts next week. Well what are you going to do? Well it says that you should put your leg up and elevate it. This allows the swelling to go down, and fluid to drain. Contrary to popular opinion you are not supposed to use an ace bandage or wrap the ankle in.
Any way. it also says that you should spell out the alphabet with your foot. You know the alphabet? Yes, hilarious Jill. It says that helps to promote a normal range of motion, and keeps scar tissue from building up. Well, that sounds like what you need. I bet it will hurt though. I am not looking forward to it, but I will do anything that will help.
Are there any other tips? i will remember them in case i ever get a sprained ankle. Well I don’t think you will ever get a sprained ankle. You are grace incarnate! I may get a sprained ankle, but Thank you Bill, dance training pays off. It says you are supposed to alternate cold and hot water therapy. A few minutes of cold, and then a few minutes of hot water therapy. That sounds good. I bet you will enjoy the hot better than the cold.
Basic First Aid How to Treat a Foot Sprain
You know, at some point in time, most of us are going to incur some type of sprain or strained injury to our bodies. Hi, I’m Captain Joe Bruni, and what we’re going to discuss and go over is how to treat a foot sprain. A foot sprain is damage to the ligaments that occurs in the arch, arch underneath area of the foot. To properly treat that area, have the patient lie down and elevate the foot to at least the chest height, or slightly higher to reduce blood flow. Apply some type of cold, commercial ice pack or ice itself,.
To the injured area to reduce pain and swelling. if using ice or a cold pack, you may want to use some type of cloth material so that ice pack or that ice itself is not up against the skin which could cause a cold burn injury. After ten to fifteen minutes, remove the ice and wrap the area with some type of pressured bandage to help support the foot and to reduce the pain and discomfort. The pressure bandage may have to be worn for several days as the person nurses them self back to health and they try to walk on the foot, as the pressure.