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Is it better to ice or put heat on a herniated disc?

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In brief: Yes

At my practice , when i apply ice show better results, reduce , pain and relax the affected area , .

In brief: Yes

At my practice , when i apply ice show better results, reduce , pain and relax the affected area , .
Dr Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
Dr Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Dr Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: As you are never are

Going to be able to perform that feat you can use ice or heat on your back or neck or alternate them based on what feels most comfortable to you.
The disc is no where near the surface areas of your body. You are just treating the muscular symptoms.

In brief: As you are never are

Going to be able to perform that feat you can use ice or heat on your back or neck or alternate them based on what feels most comfortable to you.
The disc is no where near the surface areas of your body. You are just treating the muscular symptoms.
Dr Thomas Dowling
Dr Thomas Dowling
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