SHOULDER PAIN & SWELLING RELIEF - After an acute shoulder injury, the AAOS recommends RICE Therapy to as the standard of best care to control pain and swelling. The DMEforLess shoulder wrap with cryotherapy & compression supports RICE therapy through the cryotherapy gel pad and air compression feature. Aiding in faster recovery and reducing shoulder pain.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CRYOTHERAPY? - Cryotherapy tricks the body into thinking it’s freezing. The brain releases endorphins and the immune system gets a boost, which results in sore muscles bouncing back faster. Benefits include decreasing pain without the use of narcotics, reduction in swelling and inflammation. The cold gel packs are effective for managing pain associated with arthritis, swelling, fractures, tendon injuries, ligament pulls, sore shoulders & more.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WARM THERAPY? - Research has shown that heat treatments can loosen stiff joints and relieve achy muscles. When you warm up a sore joint or tired muscle, your blood vessels get bigger. This allows more blood, oxygen, and nutrients to be delivered to the injured tissues. This can be very useful for delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS).
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF COMPRESSION? - Compression acts like a low-level massage, putting pressure on muscles to minimize delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS).
INTENDED USE - As a part of a home therapy, physical therapy or athletic training program for shoulder sprains, strains, fractures. arthritis, swelling, muscle spasms, minor joint pain, post-op surgery and anything in between.
HOW TO USE - Place your shoulder gel pack in the freezer for 1 hour prior to application. Then place the gel pack into your shoulder wrap. To initiate the compression, squeeze the built in hand pump to increase, decrease and lock in the level of compression you desire.
PUNCTURE RESISTANT – Designed with durable, medical grade materials to last!
UNIVERSAL SIZING – Universal Size fits either the left or right shoulder.