Much better

Saturday, September 23 2006

Amazing what a long good night sleep can do 🙂

4 Responses to “Much better”

  1. Qwerty Maniac Says:

    Sleep is bliss

  2. Slim Says:

    It didn’t do the trick for me though. I slipped on the stairs and fell six steps, sprained my shin and its swollen. The pain has only increased since I rested.

  3. Lizze Says:

    Ouch Slim 🙁 and it still hurts badly?

    This is what NHSDirect writes:
    * Rest – stop the activity that caused the injury and rest the injured joint. Two days (48 hours) of rest is recommended.

    * Ice – apply an ice pack to the area for between 10 and 30 minutes. The ice must not touch the skin directly as this may cause a cold burn, so place a towel over the injured part first.

    * Compression – compress or bandage the injured site to limit swelling and movement that could damage it further.

    * Elevation – raise the injured area to an elevated but comfortable height (above heart height wherever practical) to reduce swelling, especially at night. Gravity helps reduce swelling by draining away excess fluid.

    http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleId=345&sectionId=7077

  4. Slim Says:

    Ah, its better now. Lol, thanks for looking up the info! I haven’t done anything other than rest lol. I can move my leg, and I’m limping a lot now when I walk 😛 but its still sore. I think it’ll be okay tomorrow. I’ll try some ice now…