Category: Ice & Heat

When to use Heat or Ice for Pain

Sep11th 2018

Rebecca Paratore, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant Heat helps increase blood flow to the area which can help with achy or stiff joints and relax tense muscles. Heat should be applied to the area for 15-20 minutes and should be warm not hot. Using heat can help relieve stiff arthritic joint pain and relax tense neck muscles

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