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For stiff neck do you use warm or cool compresses to reduce swelling?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
7 doctors agree

In brief: Whichever feels good

Both heat and cold can feel good.
Experiment and see what feels better for you. Be careful that you do not burn or freeze the skin.

In brief: Whichever feels good

Both heat and cold can feel good.
Experiment and see what feels better for you. Be careful that you do not burn or freeze the skin.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Maybe, maybe not
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Warm pack

Stiffness will usually respond better to heat than to cold.

In brief: Warm pack

Stiffness will usually respond better to heat than to cold.
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