What Are the Benefits of Cold Therapy Machines?
Why is a cold therapy machine better than ice?
Conventional bags of ice are messy and inconvenient. Bags of melting ice cause – wet pillows, clothes, furniture, and blankets. Bags of dripping ice can also cause a patients incision to get wet which can lead to infection at the surgical site. Patients find being compliant with that type of cold therapy is difficult and typically stop the cold therapy part of their rehabilitation, which the leads to more pain and swelling again.
Who benefits from cold therapy machines?
Anyone suffering from the following injury or ailment:
• Post-Operative Knee Replacement Recovery
• Post-Operative Shoulder Surgery Recovery
• ACL Repair Recovery
• Hip and Back Surgery Recovery
• Rotator Cuff Repair Recovery
• Sports Injury Recovery
• Orthopedic Fractures
• Orthopedic Trauma and Incision Recovery
• Edema from sprains and strains
• Plastic Surgery Recovery
What will my IsoComforter cold therapy machine do?
The ice therapy machines can reduce fluid accumulation that causes discomfort and pain by decreasing the body’s ability to “attack” the wounded area that initiates the body’s natural healing process. The application of cold on an isolated area slows the nerve endings immediate impulses to the brain to increase swelling and heat. By removing heat from the wounded area, the swelling can be reduced and the recovery time can be shortened as well.
What makes IsoComforter better than other manufacturers?
IsoComforter’s cold therapy machine provides cold therapy with Iso-tube and uniflow technology through a patented method of temperature regulation. The Iso-tube ridges provide optimal contact and pain control. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated from an insulated fluid reservoir to a pad that is applied to your injury or post op site, the system provides continuous cold therapy for an extended period of time between ice changes. The IsoComforter patented Iso-tube System is engineered to sustain a constant temperature range without manual mechanical controls. The result is an easy to use cold therapy system that provides safe, effective heat transfer at the optimal therapeutic temperature range and greater reliability due to system simplicity. IsoComforter ice therapy machine with Iso-tube technology produces a very comfortable “cold” that is more easily tolerated by patients. It has been proven to notably reduce swelling and pain… often with less dependency on pain relievers.
When can I use my cold therapy machine?
Cold therapy should be used following any orthopedic injury or surgery in accordance to your physician’s recommendations. Physicians recommend cold therapy after surgery or physical activity to decrease pain, muscle spasms, edema and swelling.
Can I use cold therapy safely?
Cold therapy should be used under a physician’s direction, should be applied for 30 minutes and then removed for 30 minutes and frequent skin checks every 30 minutes is strongly recommended, and any changes in skin condition should be reported to your physician immediately. If in doubt, call your health care provider’s office.
Conventional ice is outdated and ineffective. Contact your physician or physical therapist today and ask them to prescribe an IsoComforter cold therapy machine today so you can be on your way to a faster, more pain free recovery.
IsoComforter, Inc. manufactures and delivers state-of-the-art ice therapy machines nationwide for effective pain control after orthopedic injuries, knee replacement, shoulder pain, back surgery, rotator cuff surgery, and ACL knee surgery.