Do I Use Ice or Heat?
DO I USE ICE OR HEAT? THE BIG DEBATE! There is always great debate and confusion amongst patients about whether they should be using ice, heat or both. There are a couple of simple rules with ice and heat to make the decision easier. Generally as a rule if something is hot, red, swollen, therefore inflamed then cool it down. The theory I use with my clients is, “if you want to put out a fire don’t add more fuel to it. If something is already hot don’t make it hotter”. Use ice