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Excerpts — Sports Massage for Injury Care

Cryotherapy for acute injuries

Athletes and sports practitioners have used ice, or cryotherapy, to control the pain and inflammation of acute and chronic injuries for generations.

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Understanding the science of pain

An explosion of research on pain in recent years has led to new insights into, as well as great confusion about, the origins of pain, the connections between injury and pain, and the psychological and social contributions to the perception of pain.

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What is tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is the most common overuse injury of the elbow, resulting from repetitive strain to the common extensor tendons of the wrist.

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