Road rash: how to treat skin abrasion after a cycling crash

Follow these simple steps to manage and mend crash-damaged skin

Crash injury road rash
(Image credit: Getty)

Once in a while you may unfortunately find yourself having an unscheduled date with the floor while out riding your bike, or more likely when racing. We’ve all been there at some point, and if you are yet to find yourself in such a situation then unfortunately you will most likely have that hapless event to come in the future.

Subsequently, you may find that you come away with a dent to your ego or worse, a nasty graze on your body known as road rash. But, what actually is the correct way to treat road rash? 

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