Heat Therapy vs Ice Therapy

Heat Therapy

Heat therapy is best for treating chronic pain and injuries without swelling. The heat involved relaxes tight muscles and stimulates blood flow.

Ice Therapy

Ice therapy is best for the immediate treatment of an acute injury or for use after exercising with a chronic injury to help reduce pain and swelling.

Heat therapy is useful when experiencing:

Muscle Aches
Cramps
Arthritis
Muscle Tension

Ice therapy is useful when treating:

Muscle Strains
Ligament sprains
Contusions (corks)
After surgery