R.I.C.E. is T.O.A.S.T. – Tactically Outdated Ankle Sprain Treatment

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Decades ago the acronym “RICE”, short for Rest-Ice-Compression-Elevation, evolved into a soft tissue injury treatment protocol. Although general in theory, it became most closely associated with ankle injuries. Because ice is embodied in RICE, it became the focus of this therapy. “We’ve told athletes to use ice because we don’t want them to use heat,” […]

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