RICE for an Injury

An orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, foot and ankle arthroscopy, Dr. Carreira is a team physician for a number of professional sports teams.

In the video below, Dr. Carreira offers his expertise on ankle injuries and how to treat the many ankle injuries he treats on a regular basis.

In an short audio excerpt, Dr. Dominic Carreira explains the proper treatment techniques for low-grade sports injuries, like the kind commonly incurred on the playing fields. The treatment regimen follows an acronym of RICE.

That’s R for Rest, I for Ice, C for Compression and E for Elevation.