need to know the best way to wrap your foot with a bandage

@plb9201 (140)
United States
March 11, 2009 2:21pm CST
i need you guys help my husband spraind his ankle and i dont know how to wrap his foot. i was looking to you folks for some help and he is on cructhes.thank you for your help.
2 responses
@daneg33 (1132)
• Canada
11 Mar 09
Here is a video: http://www.viewdo.com/now_viewing.php?id=453 For a Grade 1 sprain, use R.I.C.E (rest, ice, compression and elevation): * Rest your ankle by not walking on it. * Ice should be immediately applied. It keeps the swelling down. It can be used for 20 minutes to 30 minutes, three or four times daily. Combine ice with wrapping to decrease swelling, pain and dysfunction. * Compression dressings, bandages or ace-wraps immobilize and support the injured ankle. * Elevate your ankle above your heart level for 48 hours.
@plb9201 (140)
• United States
11 Mar 09
thak you so much so how should he walk with the cructhes. what is some good foot exercizes to do with his foot
@daneg33 (1132)
• Canada
11 Mar 09
Great site here with an explanation exercises - scroll down the page: http://www.cigna.com/healthinfo/te7604.html#te7605
@plb9201 (140)
• United States
12 Mar 09
Thank you for your help. You told me more than the doctor did...are you in the medical profession???
• United States
11 Mar 09
normally what you would want to do is get the bandage cloth material and wrap a little above where the top of the shoe would go and keep wrapping his foot till it looks mummified lol. I hope I was a help :).
@plb9201 (140)
• United States
12 Mar 09
it already feels petrified, I guess mummified wouldn't hurt..lol