Archive for May 2014

STOP ICING: New Evidence says it impedes healing.

For decades, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Orthopedists, Chiropractors and other Sports Medicine Healthcare professionals have used ice to treat acute injuries from sprains/ strains to fractures and dislocations.  But a closer look back into basic science reveals that by icing we are actually blocking the body’s natural healing mechanisms.  Using ice immediately after an injury…

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