First aid for football injuries

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Most injuries in football are minor, with contusions and sprains ranking high on the list.
S A L T A P SIf you need to decide whether or not you or a team-mate should continue to play or train, the mnemonic SALTAPS helps.

    The PRICE regime is a simple five step protocol that even an untrained person can use to minimise the effects of a muscle or joint injury. You should use PRICE immediately when an injury occurs - the earlier, the better.

      Important Note: All the Information on this website is based on scientific evidence produced by the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F-MARC during 15 years of research into football medicine.