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What does RICE stand for in physical or sporting sporting activities?

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June 24, 2014 7:40PM

Rest it

Ice it to stop the swelling

Compression - bandage it to help prevent swelling

Elevation - raise the effected area so that it is higher than the heart, to keep swelling to a minimum.

the order of first aid for injuries such as bruises, sprains, and strains, often acquired during sporting activities.

alt. meaning:

R est

I mmobilize

C old

E levate

or

Rest

Ice

Compression

Elevate