ice therapy

Dr. Gabe Mirkin has updated his recommendations for injured athletes.
Ice is a common treatment used by athletes, doctors, and parents for a variety of reasons. But is it really effective? Gary Reinl's book explains why the answer is "no."
Most of us have used ice to help recover from injuries, but the latest study suggests it might also make you more flexible.
Ice therapy seems to have a lot of potential for recovery in the athletic world, and a new study suggests it might even benefit performance when used during a game or during rest periods.
Nobody wants to take three cold showers a day, but ice therapy is more convenient for regular use. A recent study shows icing has mixed benefit for performance and pain.
Research has proven that cooling your body during exercise improves your performance. But was is the best way? Science looks at ice baths, ice water ingestion, and cooling garments to figure it out.