Does icing actually work? Chances are that you’ve grabbed an ice pack for bumps and bruises. We all do it, but I wanted to really know, is icing actually effective for healing? Before you grab another ice pack – listen to today’s episode…
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What you’ll learn from this episode:
- Why icing isn’t the best way to treat pain
- How current research on icing doesn’t have lots of answers
- Why rest, ice, compression, and elevation won’t get rid of pain entirely
- And what you should do instead
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- Swenson, C. , Swärd, L. and Karlsson, J. (1996), Cryotherapy in sports medicine. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 6: 193-200. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0838.1996.tb00090.x
- Hubbard TJ, Denegar CR. Does Cryotherapy Improve Outcomes With Soft Tissue Injury?. J Athl Train. 2004;39(3):278–279.
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