Ask the Expert: Dr. Shubin Stein Answers Your Questions on Treating Knee Pain

HSS BlogDr. Shubin Stein has been featured on the Hospital for Special Surgery’s blog. In the article, Dr. Shubin Stein provides a FAQ for treating knee pain.

When asked if heat or cold is better for treating knee pain, Dr. Shubin Stein answers, “Heat is good for muscle tightness or soreness, but cold therapy is better to decrease inflammation (i.e swollen joints after exercise or after injury). It is important to consult with your physician.”

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