Episode 53: Does using ice for a sports injury actually help?

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In the Zone
We have used ice for years to treat injuries from sports and exercise, but is it effective?

That’s Gotta Hurt
Chris Paul – Los Angeles Clippers point guard
Jason Witten – Dallas Cowboys tight end
Carl Crawford – Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder
Adrian Peterson – Minnesota Vikings running back
Johan Santana – New York Mets pitcher
Austin Collie – Indianapolis Colts wide receiver

Ask Dr. Geier
When can I return to exercise after a tibial stress fracture?
Should young children lift weights?
Will I return to normal after a posterior sternoclavicular dislocation?
Do I have to undergo surgery for an ACL tear if I want to play sports?
Is it common for teenagers to suffer distal biceps ruptures?
How long will my knee swell after tearing my ACL?
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