ankle sprain, treatment

Pearl from the Doctor's Satchel: Ankle Sprains

Pearl from the Doctor's Satchel: Ankle Sprains

2006 Wellness Clubs of America.com
 

Applying an elastic bandage over 2 to 3 inches of cotton padding immediately after sustaining a sprain will prevent most of the swelling and shorten the recovery time. Applying the elastic wrap directly will be less effective and could interfere with proper circulation.