Chronic Pain Video

Taking Care of Back Pain During Isolation-When to Use Ice v Heat

We you are stuck at home what are some safe ways to take care of back pain.

There is an age old controversy of when to use ICE or HEAT. Whether the condition is old or new the safe bet is always use ICE. ICE reduces pain and swelling in both new and old injuries. HEAT may increase swelling, inflammation, and pain causing chemicals in both new and old injuries. HEAT drives the chronic pain cycle. ICE breaks the chronic pain cycle.

Have you ever seen a baseball player heat his shoulder after a game? No, they always use ICE.

After watching the video if you try ICE and the symptoms stay the same or increase call or office at 904-679-3233.

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Hartley Chiropractic and Scoliosis Center
1740 Tree Blvd #115
St. Augustine, FL