Ibuprofen Use in Young Children 09/13/2012 () Ibuprofen Use in Young Children Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Ibuprofen Use in Young Children Topic Overview Ibuprofen (such as Advil or Motrin) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to relieve pain and reduce fever and inflammation . If your child is allergic to aspirin, do not give him or her ibuprofen. Be sure to follow these medicine precautions: Follow all instructions on the label.
Ice for Heel Pain 07/09/2013 () Ice for Heel Pain Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Ice for Heel Pain Topic Overview Treating the first symptoms of plantar fasciitis with rest and ice can help prevent your heel pain from becoming long-lasting (chronic). This treatment is less successful after the problem has become chronic. Ice your heel when you have pain, to control the inflammation associated with overactivity or high stress on the plantar fascia. There are a number of ways to do this.
Ice Massage 03/07/2013 () Ice Massage Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information References Credits Ice Massage Topic Overview Ice can help decrease pain, swelling, and inflammation that can result from injury and from some conditions such as arthritis. Ice massage is a quick and easy way to get the benefits of ice. You can use an ice cube, but it's easier to use an "ice cup" for ice massage. To make an ice cup, fill a small paper or foam cup about two-thirds full, and freeze it until it is solid.