Hot and cold packs are an essential item for any first aid kit as they provide instant relief in the unfortunate event of an injury. The cold helps to reduce swelling, whereas warmth provides comfort by helping the muscles to relax. Choose from reusable hot and cold packs or hot cold gel packs, either way, these versatile items are a firm favourite of ours here at Firstaid4sport, due to their adaptable qualities. Simply place your hot and cold pack in the microwave or freezer for the specified time then you have instant relief ready and waiting. From leg sprains and shoulder pulls, to muscle tears and back pain, a hot cold gel pack will fast become your go-to product. Then for more on the spot hot and cold therapy, take a look at the heat and freeze sprays or cryotherapy treatments, both of which are fantastic for use alongside hot and cold packs.