What is RICE?

Also known as: rest, ice, compression, elevation

RICE is an acronym that stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation. These are often the four measures that are recommended for at-home treatment immediately after a mild or moderate strain or sprain occurs in many different parts of the body.


Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

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