Cold Hot Pack

The Wide Application of Cold Hot Pack

  Application of cold packs made from water beads, more properly known as cryotherapy, decreases the temperature of injured tissue. This helps diminish pain, slow down muscle metabolism, and minimize muscle spasm. As a result—and here’s the key—the inflammatory process is decreased which aides in tissue recovery after trauma. Introduction of heat to the area will have(…)

How to Use the Cold Hot Pack Properly?

  Many people do not know how to use to cold hot pack properly. I’m actually surprised at the confusion surrounding this issue. The answer is almost always cold therapy. Heat therapy can actually be detrimental to tissue healing in many cases. To clarify specific issues surrounding this topic, I’ll discuss the appropriate application of(…)