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Is ice right? Does cryotherapy improve outcome for acute soft tissue injury?
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    Cryotherapy research: methods, quality and dosage

    The author is commended on developing the evidence base for the common clinical practice of ice application. However, there are a number of issues with the methodological procedures and final conclusions that I feel need to be discussed. In particular, I do not feel that this review provides a fully accurate and up to date summation of the current evidence base for using cryotherapy in acute injury management.


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    Ice / Cryotherapy and STI managment

    I read with interest NC Collins review article regarding the use of ice in the management of acute soft tissue injuries (STI). The conclusion, that there is insufficient evidence to suggest the use of ice / cryotherapy improves clinical outcome. NC Collins highlights one the main problems within sports injury / STI management - that many of the accepted clinical practices that are used have little solid evidence base behin...

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