A growing amount of evidence shows that icing is not so cool for injury management. There's no doubt that icing reduces pain, but does it actually facilitate healing? Let's review some literature on the topic:
Take-Home Message: It's time to rethink the "rest it and ice it" approach whenever an injury occurs. This knee-jerk reaction may not be cool after all. Next time you're faced with an injury don't do RICE, do METH instead!
To a quick recovery,
John Paul Catanzaro
Posted Jun 16, 2016