Stretching Injury Rehabilitation STRETCHING FOR INJURY REHABILITATION
Speed up Your Recovery With The Right Type Of Stretching
Stretching Injury Rehabilitation Choosing the right type of stretching during your rehabilitation program will have a tremendous effect on the speed of your recovery, while choosing the wrong type could lead to further injury and a very slow recovery.
So what type of stretching is best for which phase of the recovery process?
The recovery process of a soft tissue injury can be broken down into a number of phases and it's important that the right type of stretching be employed for each phase.
The First 72 Hours
Without a doubt, the most effective, initial treatment for soft tissue injury is the (R.I.C.E.R.) regime. This involves the application of (R) rest, (I) ice, (C) compression, (E) elevation and obtaining a (R) referral for appropriate medical treatment.