Patient discussion about trip
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Q. We went to a trip last week and I sprained my ankle. what can I do next time if it happens?
Last week I went to a trip with my friends. I did a bad movement and landed very bad on my ankle. It was the end of the trip and my friends took me to the car, but I want to know what should I do next time if the car isn't so close?
|A1||Here you can hear about more complicated spain treatments than those you can get "in the field"|
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|A2||There are several first aid techniques that can help you with a sprain. The most common and the most useful as far as I know (I was an E.M.S. 10 years ago, maybe there are new stuff by know) is tho tie a ribbon around your foot like this|
And cover the painful area with ice for 15 minutes.
DO NOT continue a trip with a sprain, go ASAP to the car, get some rest and go to your GP so he can rule out anthing more serious than a sprain.
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