What is R.I.C.E.R?
Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation and Referral - these are essential elements for a quick recovery from injury.
The Elastoplast Hot/Cold Pack can provide soothing therapeutic relief of injuries and may help to reduce pain and swelling.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist contact your healthcare practitioner
Apply a compression bandage, such as Elastoplast’s Crepe Bandage, covering the injured area as well as the areas above and below. Compression can help to reduce bleeding and swelling. Check the bandage is not too tight.Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist contact your healthcare practitioner
Taping & strapping can aid recovery of joint pain & injuries, and assist injury prevention. Read our tips and expert advice
The correct injury management and prevention can help minimise the risk and impact of sports injuries, and maximise your chance of a full recovery.
Always see your doctor if the wound is deep, bleeding or shows signs of infection like reddening, swelling or warmth.
Also make sure to seek medical help if you are not able to clean the wound properly.
In case you have diabetes a proper wound care is of special importance. Always discuss any concerns you may have with your doctor and/or podiatrist, even for the care of minor wounds and skin cracks – especially on your feet.
Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages. Important: consult a health professional in case of any uncertainty of treating your wound properly.
The information provided through this website should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care or advice. If you have or suspect a health problem, you should consult your doctor. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read on this website.