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YouthFootballcoach posted:
My son has injured his tendon training for football. Is there anything nutritionally to help speed his recovery?
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totallywiggedout responded:
I thought it was proteins, just wanted to make sure, check this link
http://www.ultrarunning.com/ultra/9/9_2/nutritional-support-for-s.shtml
For the most part NSAIDS, non steroidal anti inflammatories (OTC or prescribed ibuprofens and such) , plus Ice to decrease swelling, then heat for muscle soreness, will all help. Then gentle stretching when it can be tolerated.
Hope this helps
K
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deadmanwalking57 replied to totallywiggedout's response:
No heat until there is no swelling. Three days minimum.
Not heat; gentle warmth to stimulate circulation.

better, alternate warmth and cool .

The worst thing is try to speed healing. Then he is more likely to re-injure it, and have to start over.

No tylenol, it slows muscle healing.
 
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YouthFootballcoach responded:
Thanks for your responces. I got the whole RICE thing and nnsaids down. Diet wise we are up on lean protein to help build and support muscle growth. Any ideas on SUPPLIMENTS (Vitamins, Minerals ect) that will help build and repair the injury? He has since bounced right back and is feeling great! Amazing how fast a young body (he's 12) recovers so quickly.


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