Soft Tissue Injuries Simply Need Peace & Love

We used to tell patients to use the acronym RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate) after a soft tissue injury such as a strain or sprain.  Recent research has shown that we need a more comprehensive approach that differentiated between the acute injury and then the recovery stage that starts a few days later. To address this Read More

Why I Don’t Hand Out Ice Packs…

For years I handed out an ice pack to new patients as a welcome gift.  It made sense…usually people were in pain on their first visit and everyone knows you are supposed to ice an acute injury, right? In the last six months, I stopped handing out the ice packs.  It’s not because they were Read More