Using Hot/Cold Therapy On Children
A commonly asked question is ‘can I use hot/cold packs on children?’ and the answer is yes, of course you can!! Hot and cold therapy products are a must have in any environment with children such as schools or at home. They can provide effective pain relief to soft tissues injuries that are always happening when children are playing. Cold packs can also be used to treat minor burns and headaches – a great all round product.
Top Tips For Using Hot/Cold Therapy On Children
- Use Covers as a layer between the pack and the skin to reduce the chance of heat or freezer burn.
- When heating a reusable hot pack, warm it to a lower temperature than you would for an adult. Heat in short burst and test regularly.
- Try using KoolKids Instant Ice Packs, the smaller pack size makes these ideal for using on little ones.
- Put a smile on their faces by using Elly The Elephant, a reusable pack that can be used for both hot and cold therapy.
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