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Hot and Cold Therapies for Exercise recovery: A Comprehensive Guide

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Hot and cold therapies are effective tools for managing exercise-induced pain and promoting recovery. Heat therapy increases blood flow, relaxing tissues and stimulating healing. Conversely, cold therapy reduces inflammation by constricting blood vessels. Alternating between the two enhances recovery. For optimal results, timing and application are crucial; heat is best applied before exercise and cold immediately afterwards. Not all individuals or conditions are suitable for these therapies, with consultation from healthcare professionals advised. Future research will refine these methods for maximum benefits.

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