Iced!: The Illusionary Treatment Option [Gary Reinl, Dr. Kelly Starrett, Gabe Mirkin M.D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Topical cooling. For years people have iced their injuries, thinking it helps the healing process. Now Gary Reinl says we were wrong and has the research to. This week we take a moment to review the book “ICED! The Illusionary Treatment Option” by author Gary Reinl. Find out what we think of Iced.

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When I sprained my ankle, I iced it.

Gary has authored three books, including Iced: John Michael Bric March 26, Related Posts Hemp Oil for Golfers? If you cut icced a finger, put it in a bag of ice rfinl slow down coagulation and scarring of the torn blood vessels — you want them to be open so the doctors can surgically reattach it. If they exist I would love to read them so that I can incorporate ice into clinical treatments effectively.

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While it may be a little repetitive at times, this book is a great eye opener for many people, and no doubt it made me question some of treatment methods I had been using for decades. Ashley Stewart August 14, Hayden Buckley Professional Golfer You fortunately cannot stop this process. The reason is basic; I am fighting 40 years of wide-spread misinformation and wanted to make sure my message was received and retained.

Acute soft-tissue injury is a unique situation where our body vitally needs to undergo the inflammatory response. In fact, Gary argues that if ice was a controlled substance like any pharmacologic drug on the market today, it would not be able to satisfy requirements for FDA reknl. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


As I read the book I could really relate to what Reinl was stating and his arguments and points all make complete sense to me. Posted December 11, 0.

The Illusionary Treatment Option: It needs inflammation to initiate healing! The pain that was due to pressure on the nerves from the swelling should go away once the fluid has cleared.

John Michael Bric October 17, Happy to help, if you want some eyes on your articles before you publish them. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Kelly Starrett Page Count: His foreword at the beginning of the book only makes it easier for us to have faith in what Reinl is writing about. So the reporters choice a piece that people could grasp — the bottom line was that if you ever sever a limb, put it in an ice bag.

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Imagine a balloon filled with air. Hayden Buckley Professional Golfer. Rest and ice have not been found to be important factors for improving recovery times from injury. Is your training slowing your swing speed? I would encourage any athlete, trainer, or coach to read this book and make their own mind up on the matter. Inflammation is your agry post-injury and needs to happen. Ashley Stewart April 9, Ultimately, the time it takes for the fluid to clear if the gates are open and there is a backflow of fluid is increased obviously not good.


To use the device, hook yourself up to the electrodes like a regular e-stim unit.

Surely the discovery of ice as a natural healing aid would have went under peer review and standard research protocols before its widespread implementation into sports medicine. With the tissues of his arm rapidly decaying, the doctors thought to put the limb on ice to preserve it. We already covered the fact that ice can help delay the effects of inflammation when applied to a severed limb.

Iced: The Illusionary Treatment Option: A Book Review

Backed Up with Research and Studies: In the late 60s, there was a young boy who somehow managed to sever his arm on a railroad track. Today, he has revised his stance on ice. Ashley Stewart August 6, Don’t Miss Hemp Oil for Golfers? Endorsed By Kelly Starrett: Posted December 6, 0.

What I got from the pages was a new found opinion on effective treatment options for injuries, and more of an understanding of cold therapy and what it really does to the human body.

The temporary benefit of nerve sedation so that you feel less pain does not outweigh the cost that ice has on the delayed healing process and increased lymphedema. Email required Address never made public.