Place pack on cookie sheet or baking dish. It has been Therapy pack that some users, especially in the home setting, prefer to use a microwave for heating. These packs were originally designed for the professional clinical setting when hot Therapy pack baths were the only source of warming the product.
WBC is provided in over 50 European hospitals and medical clinics and it has now been used in many spas, and athletic training facilities as well. If the ice pack is removed at this time, athletes are sent back to training or competition directly with no decrease in performance.
Wait one minute 60 seconds before Therapy pack. Ice is not commonly used prior to rehabilitation or performance because of its known adverse effects to performance such as decreased myotatic reflex and force production, as well as a decrease in balance immediately following ice pack therapy for 20 minutes.
The most convenient method of heating the pack is in a microwave oven. The procedure is used often as it is relatively easy and quick, can be done in the doctors surgery, and is deemed quite low risk.
The use of ice packs in treatment decreases the blood flow most Therapy pack at the beginning of the cooling period,  this occurs as a result of vasoconstrictionthe initial reflex sympathetic activity.
It is commonly used to alleviate the pain of minor injuries, as well as decrease muscle soreness. Whole body cryotherapy[ edit ] Cryotherapy patients during preparation of treatment of c. If the pack is not warm enough, heat in 20 second increments and rotate the product each time.
Other products containing chloroethane are used to ease sports injuries, similar to ice pack therapy. The degree of damage depends upon the minimum temperature achieved and the rate of cooling. Reductions in muscle and skin tissue temperature after WBC exposure may stimulate cutaneous receptors and excite the sympathetic adrenergic fibres, causing constriction of local arterioles and venules.
The product will hold the heat or cold for minutes. Always store product in plastic bag while in freezer. Due to the urethane cover, a damp cloth must be placed between the patient and the product to provide moist heat. It may be left in the freezer indefinitely until ready to use.
Cryosurgery Cryosurgery is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue. Cold decreases muscle spindle fiber activity and slows nerve conduction velocity, therefore it is often used to decrease spasticity and muscle guarding.
See additional product insert for directions for use. A further key difference between PBC and WBC is the usage of injection of evaporated liquid nitrogen into the PBC chamber with the potential adverse effects as listed below.
These devices are commonly used throughout United States and are erroneously referred to as offering "Whole Body Cryotherapy". Store the pack in the freezer for a minimum of two 2 hours. If puncture occurs, the pack will not leak but use with wet towels should be discontinued.
The physiologic effects of cold application include immediate vasoconstriction with reflexive vasodilationdecreased local metabolism and enzymatic activity, and decreased oxygen demand.
The pack will provide a dry heat therapy, due to the plastic cover on the gel; however, wet towels may be used underneath the packs to provide a moist heat. The outside cover must be removed before submerging into water. Overheating the product can cause the plastic cover to melt.
Hang up to dry. This can be accomplished by carefully removing the urethane material. Be cautious when heating.Overview. Our therapy packs have been designed to fit perfectly time after time. There are easy to apply: our Autogrip technology, which inflates the pack prior to therapy, helps it to stay in place without the fuss or hygiene concerns of Velcro.
Ice pack therapy is a treatment of cold temperatures to an injured area of the body. Though the therapy is extensively used, and it is agreed that it alleviates symptoms, testing has produced conflicting results about its efficacy.
We also have warming gel mittens, back braces, heating pads, cervical wraps, heat therapy packages, TENS units etc. Always exercise precaution while using hot packs. There must be enough insulation between the hot pack and the skin to prevent burning of the skin due to excess heat/5(K).
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