Leg damages always happen at the most unexpected and uncomfortable way. Unfortunately, this happens quite often. Especially in winter, when it is very easy to slip on ice and damage limbs. That is why the problem of stretching the legs should be solved as soon as possible.
Sprain of the leg: symptoms and problems
Fortunately, leg sprain is the easiest case of injury. Of course, when compared with dislocations or fractures. But it is important to approach the solution of the problem with full responsibility, so that rehabilitation can be completed as soon as possible.
The main symptoms of damage to the ligaments of the leg are:
- severe pain;
- joint swelling;
- hematoma may occur due to the microfractures of the ligaments.
When having got such an injury, first of all, it is necessary to turn to a traumatologist so that they exclude the possibility of serious damage to muscles, ligaments or even bones. In case of the inability to move the limb, you should be especially on alert.
The legs are subjected to a more serious load, so it is important to eliminate tearing of the ligaments, not to mention damage to the joint.
What to do when stretching your legs?
A huge role in the further course of the rehabilitation period after the leg sprain is played by proper first aid. It is important to know what to do and help the affected person properly so as not to aggravate their condition.