Cold therapy is used to reduce inflammation and swelling by lowering skin temperature. Hot therapy is used on injuries after inflammation is subsided.
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COLD THERAPY APPLICATION:
Cold treatment actually expedites the natural recovery process by improving the healing affects of blood flow to an affected area. This helps to reduce the swelling and pain caused by inflammation and relieves the discomforts associated with:
Joint & muscle injuries/ Back & neck pain
Arthritis/ sinus & stress headaches
Post-surgical pain/ Sunburn & other burns
HEAT THERAPY APPLICATION:
Heat brings increased blood circulation to an affected area. This helps to relax tight muscles and restore flexibility in a wide variety of ailments such as:
Muscle pain & soreness
Muscle spasms & cramps
Chronic neck or back stiffness
For hot use, put gel pack flat in microwave oven to heat, the heating time depends on the different items.
For cold use, freeze gel pack at least 2 hours in freezing chamber before using.