Sentence Examples

  • Basic first aid for sprains consists of RICE: Rest; Ice for 48 hours; Compression (wrapping in an elastic bandage); and Elevation of the sprain above the level of the heart.
  • If a child receives a soft tissue injury, such as a strain or sprain, or a bone injury, the best immediate treatment is ice, compression, elevation of the injury, and rest.
  • A sprain is a partial or complete tear of a ligament, a strong band of tissue that connects bones to one another and stabilizes joints.
  • Flip flops don't hold your foot in place at all, so one wrong step could cost you an ankle thanks to a sprain or other type of injury.
  • Grade II and III sprains are often seen by a physician, who x rays the area to differentiate between a sprain and a fracture.