What is the common first aid of sports injuries ?
First Aid of sports injuries: R.I.C.E. is the best method to give first aid to an injured person. Rest: Stop play and rest the injured part as soon as possible so that further injury may be avoided.
Ice : Apply ice on the injured area to check bleeding. Cold compression for 20 minutes at interval of 2 hours for first 24 to 48 hours. Compression : After ice bandage area firmly but not too tight. Pressure bandage to be applied.
Elevate : We should elevate the injured part for relieving pain and reducing swelling. The injured limb is higher than heart. For example, put foot on stool if legs are injured.