Heat or Ice an Injury?

The most common problem we see with new patients is that they are using heat for an acute injury as opposed to ice.  So we’ve adapted a quick cheat sheet from the Cleveland Clinic for you to print out and post to your fridge.  The quick and dirty rule is: when in doubt, ice.  Using heat for new injuries will increase inflammation and delay healing.


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heat or ice an injury


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