Medicinal treatment

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MEDICINAL TREATMENT IN GENERAL

Medicinal treatment is always merely a supplement to the preferred treatment of sports injuries. The preferred treatment is, as indicated under rehabilitation, general “active rest” with increasing loads within the pain threshold. Medicinal treatment of sports injuries should not be started if the practitioner is not fully familiar with general rehabilitation principles.

Indications to supplement the sports-medicinal treatment with medicine are:

Pain control:

 

Inflammation control: