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Treating Sprains in the Wilderness

Treating Sprains in the Wilderness

When you are in the wilderness, far away from clinics or hospitals, and injury can quickly become deadly. While broken bones are certainly one of the worst case scenarios, sprains are also something that can seriously hinder you from getting food, water, shelter, or back to civilization. A sprain happens when the ligaments surrounding a joint become twisted or pulled. A serious sprain can be as painful as a broken bone. The joint becomes twisted and very painful. A sprained ankle is usually the result of walking over uneven terrain and is a very common injury to get while hiking […]

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