Saturday, August 25, 2012

Call the POLICE when you get injured?

Again via Bret Contreras I came across this article.  We used to get told to RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation).  Well now that is Old School – now it’s POLICE - Protection, Optimal loading, Ice, Compression, Elevation.

RICE needs updating.....

1 comment:

Gérald STOPPINI said...

Hi,
About the Ice, there are a lot of data that indicates that ice is not so good for soft tissue injuries
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18212134
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21164157
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10322591
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15496998
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14754753
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12208913
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11510876
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11403116
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8896090

For a VERY interesting discussion, you should see the video of K Star here with Gary Reinl :
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UmJVgEWZu4&feature=plcp

Tell me what do you think of these ;)