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When to Use an Ice Pack: Different Uses for Cold Therapy

When to Use an Ice Pack: Different Uses for Cold Therapy
When to Use an Ice Pack: Different Uses for Cold Therapy

When to Use an Ice Pack: Different Uses for Cold Therapy : If you’re like most people, you have a cold pack or two in your freezer at all times. But do you know what to use them for? More importantly, do you know when not to?

4 Do’s and Don’ts of Applying Ice to an Acute Fitness Injury

4 Do's and Don'ts of Applying Ice to an Acute Fitness Injury
4 Do's and Don'ts of Applying Ice to an Acute Fitness Injury

4 Do’s and Don’ts of Applying Ice to an Acute Fitness Injury : What is an acute fitness injury? Unlike overuse injuries that typically occur over a long period of time, acute fitness injuries are the result of a single event that results in musculoskeletal trauma. A sprained ankle, a shoulder dislocation, a pulled muscle . . . these are all types of acute fitness injuries that may be aided by the prompt application of cold via an ice pack or something similar.