Sadly, it is almost inevitable to avoid injury.
Be prepared by knowing if heat or ice best helps your injury, thanks to an article by Cleveland Clinic.
🔥 Arthritis- Heat helps to relax tight muscles and stiff joints
❄ Strains or pulled muscles- Ice eases inflammation and numbs the pain
🔥 Strains or pulled muscles- Heat eases stiffness after inflammation goes away
Headaches- Ice numbs throbbing head pain
🔥 Headaches- Heat relaxes neck spasms
❄ Sprains or tearing of ligaments- Ice eases inflammation and numbs the pain
🔥 Sprains or tearing of ligaments- Use heat for stiffness after inflammation goes away
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