Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
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RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression,
NSAIDs: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory
The classic initial treatment of injuries comprises four parts: Rest, Ice,
Compression, and Elevation.
Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) may also help.
The following information is not a
substitute for individual professional diagnosis and treatment.
Rest: Key Points
Ranges from partial to complete
Decrease training distance
Decrease training speed
Decrease hill work
Decrease frequency of training (number of times per week)
● Cross train to
maintain aerobic fitness
Runners: have at least several pairs of running shoes