Doctors, trainers and other health and exercise professionals are starting to reconsider the “wisdom” of the RICE Protocol (Rest, Ice, etc.) especially ice – Even Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who coined the RICE acronym for sports injury first aid in his 1978 book, has since reversed his position.
Read more on Storify: Is RICE Actually Wrong For Treating Tennis Elbow
The RICE treatment protocol is finally being reconsidered for Tennis Elbow – and for sprains, strains and other sports injuries…
By Doctors, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists and other sports and health professionals, like:
- Doctor Gabe Mirkin, (who originally coined the R.I.C.E. acronym in ‘The Sports Medicine Book’)
- Gary Reinl (Author of ‘ICED! The Illusionary Treatment Option’)
- Kelly Starrett (of MobilityWOD and author of ‘Becoming a Supple Leopard’)
- And Joshua Stone (of StoneAthleticmedicine .com an Extensively credentialed Athletic Trainer who wrote, ‘RICE: The End of an Ice Age’)
Here is my Storify “curated compilation” of these experts views and other sources that are “catching on” to this brave and timely new idea.
Icing Muscles: Ice Is Nice But RICE Is Wrong | http://t.co/JDXdkzXR5s
— Tennis Elbow Tutor (@TennisElbowTutr) August 16, 2015