Saturday we had our first rugby game of the season. We and Hanover, the team we played, were pretty evenly matched. We ended the day with a 2-1 record. Our two victories were very much hard won. We struggled tackling most of Hanover’s players, so I foresee many tackling drills next week. And these victories also came at a cost- Earlham’s players walked off the field with quite a collection of battle wounds.
Typically, recovery is fairly straight forward: ensure you meet your hydration and nutrition needs, stretch well, and exercise lightly the next day.
It becomes a bit more complicated, however, when an injury limits the mobility of a body part. An injury like this: