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HEAT THERAPY FAQ

1. When should I use heat therapy as opposed to cold therapy?

The rule of thumb is to use cold therapy for a new injury to help reduce inflammation and numb pain. Heat therapy is useful for chronic joint or muscle pain and stiffness to soothe the affected site and increase range of motion.

 

2. What are the benefits of heat therapy?

Some of the benefits of heat therapy include reduced joint stiffness, pain and inflammation.

 

3. How does the PowerPlay compression system deliver heat therapy?

The PowerPlay gel packs can be heated in the microwave for up to one minute. Make sure the heat is distributed evenly throughout the wrap before using.

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National Athletic Trainers' Association AT Expo
Location: Houston, TX
Date: June 26 - 29

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