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Sport Injuries: Not RICE, but REC

Well, not officially, that’s just the acronym I came up with. According to a post on Athletic Medicine, the doctor who came up with RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) now says that ice does not really help, since it constricts the blood vessels and keeps the cells responsible for healing damaged tissue from getting to the site of the injury.

Check it out and let me know what you think. Otherwise, have a great day everyone!

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