Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ice vs Heat? Which is better?

The age old question- "Should I ice it or heat it?" It seems people have been discussing this topic for centuries and we are no closer to a consensus than when it started. Applying heat or cold to an injury has to be one of the earliest treatment methods used in history. One of the reasons I believe there is no consensus is because we are asking the wrong question. The question shouldn't be, "Should I ice it or heat it?", but instead "What do I want to happen to the tissue?"
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