152016Dec
Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 2 of 2)

Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 2 of 2)

Hello again and welcome back to my discussion of ice therapy. In my previous piece, I spoke about ice not being a very helpful tool to manage inflammation in an acute injury. We learned that ice could in fact be harmful to you, as it can delay your healing, weaken your end-result tissue, and leave…

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12016Dec
Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 1 of 2)

Why Ice is Not Always Nice (Part 1 of 2)

“Oh, you have a sprained ankle? Just put some ice on it for a half an hour or so” “Oh, you tweaked your shoulder? Just put some ice on it until it goes away” “Oh, you’re fresh out of surgery? Just use ice to keep the swelling down” How many of you out there have…

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