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Heat / Cold

Heat or cold treatments may be used to decrease pain and increase flexibility. Cold treatments decrease blood flow and help relieve severe joint pain and swelling. Heat treatments increase blood flow and help relax muscles.

Heat

Cold

Use prior to activity Use after exercise
Increases local circulation Decreases local circulation
Improves motion Decreases swelling
Decreases joint ache Better for pain
Helps you relax Reduces inflammation


Biomet is a manufacturer of orthopedic implants and does not practice medicine.

This information was prepared in conjunction with a licensed physician and is presented as general information only. Only an orthopedic surgeon can determine what treatment is appropriate. Always ask your doctor if you have any questions regarding your particular condition or treatment options.


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