Ice can help decrease pain, swelling, and inflammation that can result from injury and from some conditions such as arthritis. Ice massage is a quick and easy way to get the benefits of ice.
You can use an ice cube, but it's easier to use an "ice cup" for ice massage.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David A. Fleckenstein, PT, MPT - Physical Therapy|
|Last Revised||March 18, 2011|
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