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

Answer 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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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

Can i exercise when having sciatica pain?

On One Hand: Exercise Can Help Relieve Sciatic PainExercise can help relieve sciatic pain and prevent future flareups, whereas disuse can actually aggravate the condition. Low-impact exercises are ... Read More »