Are you suffering from inflammation and/or pain? If so, did you know cold therapy can help reduce your symptoms! If you don’t have an ice pack available, here is a simple way to make a gel ice pack. Please note you should always consult with a medical professional about your symptoms.
What you will need: 3 parts water, 1 part rubbing alcohol (example: 2 cups of water, 1 cup of rubbing alcohol), 2 Gallon sized Ziploc bags, and food coloring (optional).
1) Mix the water, alcohol, and a few drops of food coloring together in one of the Ziploc bags
2) Release as much air as possible and seal the bag
3) Double bag the contents using the second Ziploc bag
4) Place in the freezer for at least one hour
And there you have it! A quick and flexible gel ice pack to help reduce your pain!