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After the operation, according to the doctor's instructions, the patient can apply ice for 10 to 15 minutes, and the blood vessels can be contracted through the physical principle of thermal expansion and contraction, and the hematoma that has been formed can also subside for the most part.
The first two days after surgery are when the wound blood vessels are prone to bleeding, at this time, the ice compress can make the blood vessels at the surgical site constrict, play a role in preventing bleeding, alleviating local congestion, and facilitating the initial recovery of injury.
Ice packs can be selected from a special ice pack, which is placed on top of a gauze that bandages the wound. But although the ice is good, we should pay attention to moderation, the dressing is not the better the ice, it is best to control the temperature above 0 degrees, carry out interval ice packing, 15-20 minutes ice pack - times, and then ice at intervals of a few hours to prevent frostbite. If the surgical wound is not large, the time and frequency of ice application can be reduced.
After chronic injury, hot compresses are usually used to help relieve muscle tension, reduce pain, increase the elasticity of ligaments and tendons, and increase local blood supply. Warm compresses to chronic injuries before exercise can help warm up and increase tissue flexibility and flexibility. Hot compress treatment usually takes 15 to 20 minutes and can be performed with a hot bottle, a hot towel or a commercially available hot pack. The use of utensils such as hot bottles requires a towel or clothing to prevent heat burns.