APTA Media Corps member Robert Gillanders, PT, DPT, OCS, was featured in an April 16 Washington Post MisFits column, "Ice, heat or a little of both? How do you recover from a hard workout?" Gillanders explained how the use of ice, which lacks sufficient evidence behind it, can actually slow the healing process, and why he prefers heat. He also underscores the importance of movement by saying, "Humans did quite well for thousands of years without ice or heat, just the natural healing process, which included lots of movement."
American Physical Therapy Association | 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488 703/684-APTA (2782) | 800/999-2782 | 703/683-6748 (TDD) | 703/684-7343 (fax)
Contact Us | For Advertisers & Exhibitors | For Media | Follow APTA
All contents © 2013 American Physical Therapy Association. All Rights Reserved.