How to treat a sprain
When stretching, you need to create the rest the damaged muscle. As soon as possible to cool the sore spot with ice wrapped in a towel. During the day this cooling procedure is performed every 4 hours for 20-30 minutes. This will reduce swelling and pain. When stretching be effective ointments or gels that contain anti-inflammatory agents (diclofenac, indometacin, ibuprofen). You can buy product "Fastum gel" or "Fibrofog" (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), "Efkamon", which has a warming, anti-inflammatory, action. In the "Arcamone" is tincture of Struchkova pepper, methyl salicylate, essential oils and other components. This ointment effectively relieves the pain and relieve the inflammation of the tendon-ligament apparatus.
When stretching you should always consult a traumatologist and an x-ray to rule out serious injury.
The selected remedy should be massaged in a circular motion in the area of damage. After application you need to roll up the place a warm scarf. The duration of application of the ointment will depend on the nature of the injury. Tensile mild to moderate severity shown the ingestion of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (for example, "Nimesil"). When severe pain, you need to take an analgesic.
Drugs for the treatment of sprains
Sprains you can use the ointment "Analges", is a vasodilator, it creates a feeling of warmth, stimulates the metabolism, increases blood flow and reduces muscle tone. When severe pain is used "We", it contains bee venom, methyl salicylate, mustard and essential oil. The drug activates the metabolism, increases the elasticity of muscles and connective tissue, improves local blood flow and reduces pain. For reviews of therapeutic effect develops in a few minutes after applying the ointment. It is applied on painful location in the amount of 2-3 g. after 1-2 minutes rubbing it and do a light massage.
Sprains can also apply the ointment "Finalgon" and it contains butoxiatilovy ester of nicotinic acid and onilovoy acid, has a strong warming effect. This tool must not get on mucous membranes and abrasions.
For bruises, sprains shown ointment "Delbene" containing heparin, dimethyl sulfoxide, dexpanthenol. Heparin is the anticoagulant of direct action, effective for bruises. DMSO has antiexudative, anti-inflammatory and local anesthetic action. Dexpanthenol improves metabolic processes, promotes restoration of damaged tissues.
Ointment "first days without" is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is a modified form of ibuprofen. The active ingredient quickly relieves pain and swelling, increases joint flexibility.