Pulling a muscle sucks, and figuring out if it’s an actual strain that needs attention sucks even more. We’ve all experienced strains, cramps, soreness, and general tightness, but it doesn’t help that these all seem to cause varying degrees of similar pain. Here’s how to tell if it’s really a pulled muscle and what you can do about it.
The RICE method is outdated, most progressive PTs, MTs and trainers are moving away from it, as it can actually delay healing. Even the originator of RICE is opposed to it.