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Old 01-03-2009, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by NJI View Post
You know.. I've always wondered why we were told to ice injuries to bring down the inflamation. Inflamation is one of the bodies processes that brings more nutrients/etc to the injured area in order to heal it. Why would we want to decrease this?
because the inflammatory response for injury is often too strong...so they don't stop the inflammation, they only slow it down to better control it
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