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heat or cold for pain or injury

Heat or Cold? Which is best?

Heat or Cold? Which is best for pain and injury? This is one of the most common questions that physiotherapists get asked. Both heat and cold treatments can be extremely effective for pain and injury if used correctly and at the right time. Physiotherapist Jonny McLean from JRM Physiotherapy sets out some advice below. As a general rule:– If there is visible swelling, use ice.– If your injury is recent (within 6 weeks) use ice.– If there is stiffness or […]