Expedite Your Recovery
Primarily applied to an area to relax muscles and increase flexibility. Heat therapy also increases blood flow to the area, allowing oxygen and nutrients to move through blood vessels, essential to the regrowth of damaged tissue.
A common treatment for soft tissue injuries by restricting blood flow to the area and reducing inflammation. Once the cold is removed circulation increases bringing new blood to the area, thereby expediting the healing process.
Hot vs. Cold Therapy: Which is Better for your Injury?
Applying heat and ice to an injury is an effective and inexpensive way to help heal an injury and expedite recovery. Although both useful, their applications produce different outcomes during the recovery process. Details of both methods and their prospective effectiveness are listed below... Read More