Case Study No.4 (Ankle Sprain)


Name: Michele

Age: 26 year old female

Occupation: Teacher

Sports / Leisure / Lifestyle: Runner

Injury or major complaint: Michele was running training for a 5 km run and accidentally twisted right ankle. She felt pain on the outside of her right ankle and developed swelling and had difficulty walking. She did not feel it was serious enough to have X-rays and understood that it was just a sprain. She went home and followed the principles of ice, compression and elevation.

Product used: Topical analgesia and ace bandage but with minimal relief

Option available: ELIXIR ankle sleeve with embedded natural anti-inflammatory and analgesic product molecules.

Product recommended: The ELIXIR ankle sleeve offers compression and support of the ankle for warmth and improved circulation to the area of pain. Furthermore the ELIXIR compression sleeve provides pain relief and helps decrease inflammation and swelling naturally allowing quicker time for healing. Very useful in acute conditions The ELIXIR ankle sleeve can be worn during the day and through the night offering an anti-inflammatory effect and analgesia to the area affected while at the same time promoting healing.