Heat or Ice for Arthritis [Video]
Ask the Expert: Arthritis Video Series
Is heat or ice better for arthritic joints?
If you’re sore or stiff and wondering whether to use a heat or an ice pack, you’re not alone. It is a very common question. Listen to Summit Orthopedics’ experts share the insights they’ve gained in their years caring for those struggling with arthritis symptoms. Featuring arthritis specialists, Peter Daly, M.D., and Jonathan Biebl, M.D.
About Dr. Jon Biebl
Dr. Biebl’s approach: “Whether an athlete or non-athlete — eight or eighty years old — the goal is optimal results. We take the time to listen carefully and communicate with patients about their diagnosis and treatment plan.”
Dr. Biebl’s education: Dr. Biebl received his undergraduate degree at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. He went to the University of Minnesota for medical school and had his residency in orthopedics Minneapolis Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Meet Dr. Peter Daly
Dr. Daly’s approach:“I understand the concern of athletes to get back to their sport. And I work in combination with our therapists to get them fully active.”
Dr. Daly’s education: Dr. Daly received his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana and continued to Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN for his medical degree. Following his residency at the Orthopedic Surgery Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, he received advanced specialization training in the Rowe Shoulder Fellowship at Harvard University, Boston, MA.
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