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Should i put ice or heat on a painful swollen knee?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: See below

If it is an acute injury, use ice.
Otherwise, whatever makes you feel good will work.

In brief: See below

If it is an acute injury, use ice.
Otherwise, whatever makes you feel good will work.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Dr. Tracy Lovell
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Dr. Brian Badman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Either

Ice is generally good for inflammation and heat is better to help stretch out.
In all honesty, i tell my patients to use whatever feels best to them. Indyboneandspine.Com follow me on facebook or twitter at indyboneandspine or indyshoulder.

In brief: Either

Ice is generally good for inflammation and heat is better to help stretch out.
In all honesty, i tell my patients to use whatever feels best to them. Indyboneandspine.Com follow me on facebook or twitter at indyboneandspine or indyshoulder.
Dr. Brian Badman
Dr. Brian Badman
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