Disclaimer: Please be aware that information in this article is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding an injury or medical condition.
Do you have trouble deciding when to use ice or heat? Here’s Melanie explaining when to use each modality.
When should I use ice?
Apply ice for when your muscles or joints are painful and achy. The goal is to reduce inflammation in the injured muscle or joint.
When should I use heat?
Apply heat when your muscles and joints are stiff and sore. The goal is to increase blood flow and enhance flexibility (to loosen tight muscle).
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