Let’s face it. It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack. Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation.
A long time ago, I knew someone who sprained both ankles at once, badly. It hurt him so much just to get from bed to the toilet. I now live every day in that much ankle pain, and it's weird how I've just adapted, yet how painful and stressful it is.