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Is heat or cold better to treat sore muscles?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Cold 1st week: During your first week of injury, cold's better. After your first week, you pick which feels better for you: cold or hot.
Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Cold: In general icing is better then heat for muscle soreness.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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