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Piedmont Chiropractic

Cool New Research - To ice or stretch?


New studies are showing that icing banged up muscles may delay the natural healing process.  Ice is the most overused and misunderstood therapy modality available (except ibuprofen and aspirin).  When is ice indicated?  How long should you apply it?  How cold does it have to be?  If it is not cold enough is it even effective?  These are all legitimate questions that many never ask.  There are some studies that have compared different temperatures and it is a fact that...
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