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Conrad And Freddie 06-17-2012 06:43 PM

Healing after quad bike accident
 
So yesterday I was in a quad bike accident with my boyfriend. Nothing too serious, but I have damaged/pulled/sprained/bruised just about every muscle on my right hand side. Ouch!

I have extremely sensitive skin, so I can't use any "Deep Heat" or creams similar. I have been using a heat pack for my sore muscles. I am wondering if you could recommend anything else, I am really keen to get back to my horse, but right now I'm just too sore to do too much :/

Thank you :)

Celeste 06-17-2012 10:23 PM

Ouch. I hope you get better soon.

Lockwood 06-17-2012 10:34 PM

Well a hug first, but not too tight... it might hurt. :)
Maybe warm baths with something to make it soothing and relaxing like lavender or chamomile. Maybe relaxed muscles will not only feel better but heal faster too.

Skyseternalangel 06-17-2012 10:56 PM

Aloe vera gel works great.

Sending good vibes your way

Conrad And Freddie 06-18-2012 12:55 AM

Thank you everyone :) I will try the warm baths with Lavender/chamomile and the aloe vera :D Thank you again so much

elleng0728 06-18-2012 12:26 PM

Try Arnica. Comes in both pills and creams and helps with soreness and bruising.

mikelee2810 07-20-2012 08:44 AM

Sorry ,to hear about your accident. Hope you get well soon. If there is any major injury you must consult a doctor. If there is any problem related to personal injury or claim you should definitely consult a personal injury lawyer.

gypsygirl 07-20-2012 09:22 AM

i would try a warm bath followed by some very light stretching to keep your muscles from getting tight again.

shaggy 07-25-2012 04:46 PM

Sorry you so sore. A warm espon salt bath (which you can get in lavender and other relaxing scents) and some advil for any inflammation.

mikelee2810 08-01-2012 05:28 AM

I think you must have got better now.


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