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Is Heat good for a pulled muscle?

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Applying heat can help with pain & to relax spasms/stiffness, but it's recommended that first ice is applied to the muscle to slow down the flow of blood to the area & reduce swelling/pain. If using heat, moist is better than dry, ex. a warm bath.

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