Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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Why does arthritis hurt more in cold weather? Does the cold weather really affect chronic or arthritis pain? We have all heard people say such things as “I can feel the rain coming” or “My body can tell there is a cold front on its way.” After 10 years of being a physical therapist, I have treated many patients that …

HEAT vs ICE: When hurt what is best?

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If you’re anything like a lot of our patients, you probably don’t know which injuries need heat and which need ice. If you do know (kudos to you), you may not know the reasoning behind why one is better than the other. Today, we’re going to discuss when it’s better to use ice or heat, and how to do so …