Ice therapy (cryotherapy) is mainly known for it’s helpful effects immediately after sustaining a muscle, joint, or tendon injury. We all learn it as one of the basic first aid principles in the RICE protocol (rest, ice, compress, elevate).
So how exactly does icing reduce pain and swelling? And how should you ice to achieve these effects?
Dr. Judith McCann has been living in York Region for over 15 years. After going to Queen's University in Kingston for Kinesiology, and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto to become a chiropractor, she decided to move back and open Haptic Health and Chiropractic in Newmarket. In February 2017, Haptic Health and Chiropractic moved 10 minutes up the road to Sharon in East Gwillimbury.