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Heat therapy

Heat therapy is recommended to increase blood flow to the area, relaxing muscles & bringing nutrients and promotes healing. Heat should be introduced at least 24 hours after an injury, once swelling/bleeding has subsided. Since heat stimulates blood flow, it will actually worsen any swelling or bleeding if applied too soon.

Cold therapy

Cold therapy will reduce inflammation and swelling. Cold therapy is also recommended for refreshing a tired complexion, softening wrinkles and pours, and diminishing Rosacea and redness. Ice therapy is one of the most common recommendations by doctors for injury prevention & recovery. Applying ice immediately after an injury or physical trauma (the sooner the better) constricts …

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