To Ice or Not to Ice?

Article below is worth a read if you have iced injuries before, or have now heard that it is bad for you. As with almost anything, it depends. Just like in statistics, conclusions can be skewed in a way that gives into the reviewers bias. Research showing that icing was “bad” for you was interpreted in a way that just stuck with people and few took the time to read the studies for themselves.

It appears that icing is most beneficial within 48 hours of injury. Personally, I hate using ice, so I try not to get injured!

Great summary of the actual evidence here:

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