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Q: How does compression reduce swelling after an injury? A. It cools the injured tissue. B. It keeps the injury elevated. C. It cuts off blood flow. D. It narrows blood vessels
A: How does compression help injury? Have you ever heard of the term R.I.C.E.? Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate. Notice that compression is a key component in injury rehab and prevention. [ What better way to keep your body in top condition than to always provide compression during and after your sport? Compression can and will: Reduce muscle vibration and micro trauma to muscle tissues Hold any
ligaments and joint in line for improved efficiency Bring more oxygen and nutrients to any injured area Flush out lactic acid and waste in the blood stream Keep out swelling in any joint Help increase joint stability Reduce over-pronation when running Dramatically reduce your risk of blood clots from traveling ]
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