Heat or Ice…Which Is Better? This is a common question I get from many of my patients regardless of where their pain or problem is. So often that I wrote a blog about it several months back…you can read the full blog here.
Don’t worry I’ll do a quick review on the basics I covered in that blog, but today I’ll be going even deeper into this topic. Why? Because once you know if heat or ice is best for your situation, there are a few more questions that most people need answered to get the most benefit out of it, especially for those with something like Sciatica Pain.
Most people also ask things like how often should I use heat or ice? When is the best time? Where should I put it and for how long?
If you have Sciatica Pain chances are the pain is keeping you awake at night. Many people with Sciatic Pain find their normal or preferred sleep position aggravates their symptoms making it difficult to get ANY rest.
“I just can’t get comfortable no matter what I try.” Sound familiar?
Sciatica is just one of the many reasons for Back Pain, but if you ask anyone who has or has had Sciatica, they will probably tell you it is one of the most intense painful experiences they’ve ever had.
I hear things like:
"Helping active adults overcome persistent aches, pains and injuries, so they can get back to the activities they love and improve their health naturally - without pain medication, injections or surgery."
Oregon City, OR
Dr. Julie Krueger