This class continues our series on first aid skills, to help you get prepared to care for your family and loved ones in the event of a disaster â€“ whether thatâ€™s a hurricane, a car accident, or a kitchen mishap. The more you know, the more calm you can stay in an emergency, and a calm person is a useful person! This month we’ll address joint injuries.
Caring for a sprained ankle, twisted knee, or strained wrist requires two things: skillful bandaging technique and a knowledge of herbs which can accelerate the healing process. In this class we’ll demonstrate and practice reliable, effective wrapping for common injury sites. We’ll also familiarize you with herbs that can reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and restore healthy tissue quality to damaged connective tissues, as well as how to deliver them – as liniment, salve, poultice, etc.
When the emergency room is accessible, that may be your best option. If you’re out in the wilderness or if public services are compromised, though, you’re on your own â€“ so come learn how to handle these issues yourself, with confidence!
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
7:00pm â€“ 9:00pm
25 St. Maryâ€™s Court, Brookline
The fee for this class is $20.
This class took place in the past. Interested in a re-run? Let us know!
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