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Make Your Own Shapeable Ice Pack

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Home Made Gel Ice Packs - This is awesome! My back got sunburned so I got one of those huge ziploc bags they have for storing toys and made a huge version of this and laid on top of it.

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Ice vs. Heat: What’s Better For Your Pain?

What's best for your aches and pains - ice or heat?

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Start any rehabilitation program for your body with rest, until the pain and swelling are reduced. Ice three times a day for 20 minutes with an ice pack you can make at home.

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This Chart Shows You When To Use Ice Or Heat For Your Pain

Let’s face it. It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack. Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation. As an example, it suggests to use ice for

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DIY Ice Packs with simple ingredients you probably already have. These stay soft, so they easily mold around a painful knee or other aches and pains.

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from TGIF - This Grandma is Fun

DIY Gel Ice Packs

DIY Gel Ice Packs -Recommended by physical therapists for therapy and sports injuries. Easy and inexpensive to make with ingredients you have at home.

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Wet Sponge, Place In Ziploc Bag, Freeze. TaDa An icepack that won't drip all over when it melts! TONS OF OTHER GREAT TIPS!!!

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Here are a few different options for having ice packs and bags on hand for first aid as well as frugal ideas for keeping your lunchbags and camping coolers nice and chilled.

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