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What are some other things your physical therapist may use in a session?

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During your sessions, your therapist may also use heat and ice packs. Ice calms inflammation. Heat warms up your muscles so they move better. Both can help with pain.

SOURCES: 

International Spine Intervention Society.

Teens Health from Nemours: “Physical Therapy.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Fight Arthritis Pain Without Pills.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 15, 2017

SOURCES: 

International Spine Intervention Society.

Teens Health from Nemours: “Physical Therapy.”

Arthritis Foundation: “Fight Arthritis Pain Without Pills.”

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on October 15, 2017

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