Ice dipping question after ice dipping and getting pain from it
When I started ice dipping I had a great deal of constant pain in both my hands. About a week later my pain ice very minimal in comparison and has been for the last few weeks.
However, for the last week and a half or so from about the 4th time I ice dip on my hand becomes really cold and painful while I'm dipping and the pain forces me to stop about the 6th dip, and after I finish the icing my index finger becomes very painful for the next few hours.
Should I be doing anything differently?
I dip for only 10 seconds in freezing cold water.
Well, hmmm. That's kind of weird.
2. Overall health. Any health issues/problems?
3. Ever had a problem like this before with cold?
4. Do you, historically, commonly have cold hands or cold feet?
Check out this page on Raynaud's Syndrome
and let me know if that sounds familiar.
It sounds like you're ice dipping 'correctly'. So if you've having a pain response like you describe, Raynaud's may be a
If this is the first time you've ever experienced anything like this, that's good. There are some nutritional things we can play with to help your body deal better with the stress of cold.
So let's investigate and see what there is to see.----------------------
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Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
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