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Ice And Heat Gel/Wraps

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by Forever Young, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. Forever Young Balls Deep Belt

    May 30, 2010
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    Hong Kong
    I got my shoulder smashed off a whizzer throw today. I doubt it is fractured or broken, but it HURTS. I got a heat/ice gel pack at Walgreens. Does anybody have experience with these? I'm wondering what the best way to use this might be.
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  2. bigdog972 White Belt

    Jun 19, 2010
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    I'm just getting to the tail end of nursing a sprained ac joint... Ice for 20 minutes at a time for the first couple days until you can have it checked out...My doc told me ice for 20, then rest for 60. Be sure to have a towel or something thicker than a t-shirt in between the frozen gel pack and your shoulder. Main thing is to ice and put in a brace to keep the tension/srtress off the joint....I bought a mcdavid neoprene brace from sports authority for about 40 bux. It came with a couple gel packs that can be heated or frozen. Probably the best thing that I got for this shoulder injury. The brace secures across my chest under the opposite armpit and it holds the gel packs in the right position....

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