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Using ice and heat on an injury!

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Mar 2011

What Is The Benefit Of Ice and Heat?

Ice and heat are two very beneficial therapies to treat sore muscles, bruised body areas, etc. Ice helps to reduce inflammation/swelling and decreases blood flow, thus decreasing pain. It should be used as much as possible within the first 24 hours of an “acute” injury to reduce the inflammation. Make sure your skin returns to its normal temperature before applying more ice. After the initial...

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