Podcast: Cold Weather and Body Aches

In this episode of Back ot Health, Dr. Philip Petrou discusses what patients should know about body aches during the cold season. He highlights how the change in barometer pressure could impact joint pain and swelling of blood vessels. He gives recommendations for managing the acute pain, like staying active indoors, keeping warm by wearing layers and utilizing heat therapy. He also highlights interventions available for patients with chronic pain.

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