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Web Extra: Hot or Cold? Which is better for relieving joint pain?
Hot verses Cold. It's an age old question. Dr. Jessica Short of Internal Medicine Associates in Fayetteville Arkansas says it depends.For an actute injury she recomends "ice it down" . However, " When it comes to just muscle spasms and things like that people have chronically...I tend to think that the heat works a little bit better, there's not a right answer... You could go both ways."