|Ice and Heat Application|
Suggestions For The Application Of Ice And Heat
Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory.
Place ice cubes in a plastic bag or use a professionally prepared ice pack.
Place a damp face washer or tea towel over the problem area then place the ice pack on the material covering.
The first application should be as follows:-
10 minutes on
As the inflammation reduces, it is often beneficial to apply heat between ice.
10 minutes on ICE
Heat is an effective therapy for reducing muscular tension and pain and is best used AFTER the initial inflammation has subsided.
N.B. If you do not have ice immediately available, then use a pack of frozen peas or similar item.