In this video, you will learn to administer first aid to someone who has just suffered a sprain.
Tell the casualty not to put any weight on the injured limb.
- Apply an ice pack wrapped in a cloth to the injured area immediately.
Do not leave the ice in contact with the skin for more than 20 minutes, as it could cause damage.
Call a doctor to assess the seriousness of the injury.
On the advice of the doctor, you can have the casualty take pain relief or go for an x-ray.