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Heating and icing

I have chondromalasia patellae. I do physiotherapy exercises at home. Doctor said to use heating pad. What should be the optimum time for heating. What should be the gap between heating and exercise. When icing should be done?
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Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C Bangalore | Orthopedic Surgeon
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both ice and heat are thermal therapy any one can be followed ,twice a day is sufficient
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