Last week we addressed the RICE Principle (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) as a good first step following a ligament sprain.

Tip#2: Get relief.
If you have injured your ankle or wrist and experience swelling and limited movement, you probably have sprained a ligament and need immediate relief. Your physiotherapist will treat you with deep Young Woman with Ankle Injury. Model Releasedtransverse frictions, electrotherapeutic modalities such as ultrasound, and supportive bracing and taping to start your recovery.

Physiotherapists are the rehabilitation specialists recommended most by physicians. They are university-educated health professionals who work with patients of all ages to diagnose and treat virtually any mobility issue. Our physiotherapists provide care for orthopedic issues such as sport and workplace injuries, as well as cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions.

At Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic, our mission is to get you well and keep you moving. If you have any questions or want to book an appointment, don’t hesitate to contact us - 604 263 4414 or

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