Heat or Ice?

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  1. brownhairedmom

    brownhairedmom Well-Known Member

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    If you get a knee injury, whats the best way to treat it? Ice or heat pack?
     
  2. ryder

    ryder Mum to Jasmine & Peyton

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    What kind of knee injury???

    Ligament or strains usually you use cold treatment and muscle use heat. Cold will help reduce inflamation in ligaments, and heat will help relax muscles and help them to release the tension.
     
  3. MommyMichele

    MommyMichele Mom to 2 girls and 4 boys

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    Both. I had a bad knew injury awhile back. I had to alternate between the 2. 20 minutes of ice on, 20 minutes nothing, 20 minutes heat, 20 minutes nothing, and start again. I also had to wear a hard brace when i was using heat or ice.
     

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