Do you need heat or cold to relieve pain from arthritis?

Answer On One Hand: Either Method Can Provide ReliefEither heat or cold treatments can help relieve arthritis pain and associated stiffness, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Cold achieves its effect... Read More »

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How do I relieve the pain of rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disorder that mostly affects the small joints in your hands and feet, according to Unlike other types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affe... Read More »

Do you use heat or cold for tooth extraction pain?

After having a tooth extracted (or pulled as it's colloquially known), you should first use cold and then heat. Apply an ice pack or cold compress of some kind to the area to relieve swelling durin... Read More »

Is it best to use heat or cold when sciatica pain is in your leg when lying down?

On One Hand: Cold If Sciatica Is AcuteUsually, lying down helps to relieve sciatica pain according to, but if the sciatica is acute (a new condition) then it may take a few days of ... Read More »

I have lower back pain. Should i apply heat or cold?

you should alternate between both... heat will relax the muscles while the cold will do the opposite, this stimulates the muscles releiving your pain