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Heat and Cold Treatment: When to Heat or Ice an Injury

Hand surgeon Amar A. Patel, MD answers your questions about heat treatment and cold treatment and which one to use for your injury.

Heat packs or cold packs? This is a question that doctors and therapists often get from patients.  Both heat treatments and cold treatments are inexpensive and extremely effective modalities that can help speed up recovery and function when used properly.

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Random Fact: Heat and Ice Treatments

Close-up Of Hand Holding Ice Gel Pack On Elbow

Did you know? Heat speeds up molecules, while cold slows them down. Learn more about how heat and ice can help your hand injury, stiffness or pain.

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