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Which Is Better For Treating Injuries? Ice or Heat?

Which Is Better For Treating Injuries? Ice or Heat?

Ice packs and heating pads are commonly used to treat orthopedic injuries, but people are often confused about which one to use. Furthermore, there is often uncertainty about how to use them safely and whether they may cause more harm than good. Ice Treatment Ice...
Hot Packs Used in Physical Therapy

Hot Packs Used in Physical Therapy

Hot packs are a type of physical modality typically used in physical therapy clinics. They are applied to your injured body part by your physical therapist.  Physical therapists wrap moist hot packs in an assortment of layers of towels and the hot packs are then...
Understanding Physical Therapy for Biceps Tendonitis

Understanding Physical Therapy for Biceps Tendonitis

Our Palmdale Physical Therapist say that if you have pain in your upper arm or shoulder, you may have irritated your biceps tendon, a condition known as biceps tendonitis. The pain may limit your shoulder motion and make performing routine work and recreational tasks...
Knowing How Long You Should Ice An Injury

Knowing How Long You Should Ice An Injury

One of the most notable questions asked to our Palmdale Physical Therapist is,”Just how long should I smoke an injury?” When should ice be applied, and generally how long should you keep the ice in your wounded body part? Many Palmdale Physical Therapist...