4 First Aid Tips for Bumps & Bruises

In the summertime, we have so many amazing options to get active. And although they might be tons of fun, they can often lead to more than a few unsightly bumps and bruises. But it’s not just how they look; it’s how much they hurt too!

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Luckily, we’ve got four first aid tips to help relieve bumps and bruises in no time:

  • Rest is one key to help heal everyday strains and sprains.
  • Apply an ice pack or cold compress immediately to the bruise to reduce swelling.
  • Elevate your injury to reduce swelling. Try to keep the injured area higher than your heart as much as possible.
  • Massage the affected area with an ointment or gel. Try Arnicare to ease resorption of bruises and inflammatory oedema caused by falls, blows or blunt injury.

Now you’re all set to get out there and enjoy your summer to the fullest!

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