If you’re an athlete, chances are you’ve encountered an injury or two. Whether it be a simple, two-day bout of severe DOMS or a full-blown hamstring tear, chances are, you’ve had to recover at home.
The stress that floods in after a twisted ankle or tweaked muscle is normal, but there is no need to panic. Although it’s always recommended to visit a physical therapist when pain lasts longer than you expect, sometimes it’s not easy to grab an appointment (for many reasons). The good news is, there are things you can do to recover at home that will help speed up recovery and relax your mind; no matter the injury.
Here are some top tips from a respected physical therapist on how to treat your injuries and recover at home.