Is it better to put ice or heat on a muscle strain?

Answer Use ice first, then heat. never apply directly to the skin and only for 20 min max intervals with an hour rest in between. They make these really nice heat patches you can use as well, they just ... Read More »

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Is this muscle strain?

i don't think it can be cured in one day but i suggest resting it could be muscle strain

What is Grade III Muscle Strain?

When an individual hurts a muscle, there are several different grades that a doctor uses to define the injury. These different grade categories regarding a muscle sprain help determine treatment an... Read More »

10PTS. PLEASE HELP !.Do you treat a shoulder sprain or strain with ice or heat ?

Ice for 20 minutes followed by heat for 20 minutes a few times daily for the first three days then just heat a couple times a day. The ice will reduce inflammation and the heat will draw blood to t... Read More »

Does putting a heat pack on a strain/sprain make it worse or better?

Nurse Strine, Jelloise and Mazz to the rescue! lolOhhhh....nothing worse than a stiff neck Doc :(The only advice I can add to what you have already received, is that if there is no swelling, then ... Read More »