The following treatment procedure is adopted for sprains:
- Rest – immobilize the specific affected area
- Ice – apply ice pack or compression sleeve filled with cold water to restrict swelling
- Compress – compression applied on the injured region with an elastic wrap or bandage
- Elevate – if possible raise the injured area above the level of the heart
Surgical measure might be required in some cases based on severity status.
Orthopaedic supports or braces advised against knee sprains are
Medical supports and braces are prescribed by the doctor if required, and the patients are measured for the correct fit by specialist medical retailers (e.g. surgical appliance dealers): the user’s relevant measurements are taken so that an exact anatomical fit is achieved.