Majority of the soft tissue contusion are towards the lower limb more than upper limb. This occurs with bone against muscle contact causing bruising, muscle spasms and swelling.
What can you do?
Ice, gentle surface massage or use light elastic tape to cover the bruised area to aid in speed of recovery.
Consider wearing a sleeve brace to support fatigue muscles.
What can MyPhysio do?
- Provide manual therapy to releases muscles around the area
- Kinesiology taping to improve the rate of recovery and clearing of the bruises
- Provide guidance on how to properly stretch and release the area and progressively return back to rugby without compensations