The best way to prevent sprains or strains is to keep yourself in good physical shape so that your muscles, ligaments, and tendons are strong and flexible enough to resist trauma. To prevent recurring injury, ask your doctor or physical therapist for exercises designed to rehabilitate the muscles in the injured area.
You may benefit from a brace to protect the area while you are recovering from a recent injury. Use a brace for only a short period, because your muscles can get used to the support...
Increased body temperature (104 degrees to 106 degrees F)
Confusion, delirium, or loss of consciousness
Heat stroke can occur suddenly, without any symptoms of heat exhaustion. If a person is experiencing symptoms of heat exhaustion or heat stroke, GET MEDICAL CARE IMMEDIATELY. Any delay could be fatal. Seek emergency medical care for anyone who has been in the heat and who has the following symptoms:
Confusion, anxiety, or loss of consciousness
Very rapid or dramatically slowed heartbeat
Rapid rise in body temperature that reaches 104 degrees to 106 degrees F
Either drenching sweats accompanied by cold, clammy skin (which may indicate heat exhaustion) or a marked decrease in sweating accompanied by hot, flushed, dry skin (which may indicate heat stroke)
Any other heat-related symptom that is not alleviated by moving to a shady or air-conditioned area and administering fluids and salts