Oct 2020

Acronym RICE

End of the Ice Age

Reading the article linked below shows you that things do change with knowledge. In 1978 Gabe Mirkin, MD made this acronym RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation)–now he believes it may delay healing. After 6 hours of injury, ice is not helping but maybe delaying your body response to heal.

https://www.mdtsa.ch/IMG/pdf/mdt_article_-_rice__the_end_of_an_ice_age.pdf#:~:text=RICE%3A%20The%20End%20of%20an%20Ice%20Age%20Posted,Health%20care%20practitioners%20to%20laypersons%20are%20quick%20to

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