Ice has been the default solution to dull pain and reduces inflammation for athletes, but a growing body of scientific evidence is now saying "Stop!" Science is also pointing towards red light therapy being a safer and more effective alternative.
Professional sports and athletics teams under the care of world-class sports physiologists rely on ice. Kids in little league games count on ice packs to relieve pain from sudden injuries. They are a common sight in gyms as well, but is it time we said goodbye to ice packs?