Let’s face it.  It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack.  Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation. As an example, it suggests to use ice for

This Chart Shows You When To Use Ice Or Heat For Your Pain

Let’s face it. It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack. Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation. As an example, it suggests to use ice for

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Knee Heat Pack Ice Pack, Microwave Knee Wrap for Knee Pain, Arm Wrap Elbow Wrap - Hot Cold Pack, Microwave Heat Pads, Heat Therapy Rice Bag from HotColdComfort

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Knee Pain Home Treatment: Ice Packs, Compression, and Elevation

Knee Pain Home Treatment: Ice Packs, Compression, and Elevation

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Uses for rubbing alcoholPrevent sweat stains – Sweat stains are often found on shirt collars (ring around the collar), armpits, inner elbows and knees. To prevent these stains, wipe skin with rubbing alcohol before dressing. It works like a natural antiperspirant.Make a shapeable ice pack – Mix 1 part rubbing alcohol with 3 parts water in a plastic zipper bag. The rubbing alcohol prevents the bag from freezing solid.Head lice treatment – Dip your comb in rubbing alcohol each time you use it

50+ Practical Uses For Rubbing Alcohol You Need To Try

Uses for rubbing alcoholPrevent sweat stains – Sweat stains are often found on shirt collars (ring around the collar), armpits, inner elbows and knees. To prevent these stains, wipe skin with rubbing alcohol before dressing. It works like a natural antiperspirant.Make a shapeable ice pack – Mix 1 part rubbing alcohol with 3 parts water in a plastic zipper bag. The rubbing alcohol prevents the bag from freezing solid.Head lice treatment – Dip your comb in rubbing alcohol each time you use it

Large Pain Relief Ice Pack with Wrap by TheraPAQ for Hot / Cold Therapy - Fits Hip, Shoulder, Knee, Thigh, Shins & Calves

Large Pain Relief Ice Pack with Wrap by TheraPAQ for Hot / Cold Therapy - Fits Hip, Shoulder, Knee, Thigh, Shins & Calves

Stiffness in the knees means the loss of range of motion. To prevent stiffness and rehabilitate stiff knees, use a series of range-of-motion exercises. Work at these exercises until you can do these 30 times twice a day. Once the exercises are finished, wrap an ice pack in a washcloth or dishtowel and apply it to your knees.

Exercises for Stiff Knees

Stiffness in the knees means the loss of range of motion. To prevent stiffness and rehabilitate stiff knees, use a series of range-of-motion exercises. Work at these exercises until you can do these 30 times twice a day. Once the exercises are finished, wrap an ice pack in a washcloth or dishtowel and apply it to your knees.

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