Video: Reusable Ice Pack

Our LaMoure crew has a fun video for today! Homemade ice packs!

How to make a reusable ice pack:
Things you will need:
• 1-quart freezer bag
• 2 Cups of water
• 1 cup of rubbing alcohol
Follow the steps in the video below to have your own ice pack in a few short hours!
Ice can be a helpful tool when trying to ease an injury or other condition. Ice can be used with both new or long-term pain, a new onset of swelling or bruising, and muscle spasms. It is especially beneficial early on with inflamed, red, hot, and swollen tissue.

Our LaMoure crew has a fun video for today! Homemade ice packs!

How to make a reusable ice pack:
Things you will need:
• 1-quart freezer bag
• 2 Cups of water
• 1 cup of rubbing alcohol
Follow the steps in the video below to have your own ice pack in a few short hours!
Ice can be a helpful tool when trying to ease an injury or other condition. Ice can be used with both new or long-term pain, a new onset of swelling or bruising, and muscle spasms. It is especially beneficial early on with inflamed, red, hot, and swollen tissue.

Ice is a very safe way of managing pain, but there are a few things to be aware of:
• Use caution if you have poor blood flow, peripheral vascular disease, are hypersensitive to cold, or if you have any skin conditions.
• You may feel an uncomfortable tingling sensation when first using ice.
• The area will likely become numb, which is a good indicator you have had the ice on long enough.
• Place a layer of cloth between the ice and skin to decrease risk of damage to skin.
• Don’t keep the ice on too long, making sure to not cause skin irritation.
• Typically, use ice between 10-20 minutes. After 20 minutes, you are more likely to cause damage to the skin or nerves.
• Use caution if you have poor blood flow, peripheral vascular disease, are hypersensitive to cold, or if you have any skin conditions.
• You may feel an uncomfortable tingling sensation when first using ice.
• The area will likely become numb, which is a good indicator you have had the ice on long enough.
• Place a layer of cloth between the ice and skin to decrease risk of damage to skin.
• Don’t keep the ice on too long, making sure to not cause skin irritation.
• Typically, use ice between 10-20 minutes. After 20 minutes, you are more likely to cause damage to the skin or nerves.

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