Solving The Age-Old Sports Medicine Question: Heat Pack Or Cold Pack?


With all of the topical analgesics available today, pain and injuries from sports have many options for relief. Still, when you do not have a cream to treat a sore muscle, you can reach for a soothing pack. Which do you choose? In what situations is a heat pack a better choice than an ice pack? It is an age old question which people continue to be perplexed by. The answers below help you best understand why you would choose one over the other.

22 October 2014