How to Deal With Inflammation
The best way to treat the pain and swelling experienced following an injury is to apply cold to the injured area. Often patients will use painkillers to deal with discomfort relating to their injury, but using this method is dangerous. Painkillers do nothing to treat the pain or inflammation associated with an injury, merely covering up the damage or even making the injury worse. Instead of painkillers, use cold to relieve this pain safely and effectively.
The problem with many ice gels is that they do not properly distribute cold evenly over the whole injury, and do not stay cold for long. The way to fix this problem is to use a ColdCure® cold compression wrap. ColdCure® wraps use thicker, bigger wraps that hold their shape to keep the cold on the injury.
Most ordinary gels are very thin and don't hold much gel. The gel they do hold can't even stay on the injury, instead moving around unevenly when pressure is applied. This makes most ordinary gels ineffective for treating injuries. ColdCure® wraps, however, use RigiGel® gel packs that are much bigger and thicker than regular ones, and hold their shape instead of flowing away when compression is introduced. RigiGel® gel packs offer superior temperature balancing as well in addition to the sheer amount of rigid gel, ensuring the entire injured area receives an equal amount of relief from pain and swelling.
Use Cold, not Ice
It's common for many people to put ice on their injuries to relieve pain and keep swelling down. However, they are only putting themselves at risk of further damage to their tissue. Ice from the freezer is too cold and can often burn the skin over the injury. To solve this, ColdCure® RigiGel® is designed to be stored in the fridge, where it is not too cold to burn but is more than enough to treat pain and inflammation. There's no need to put yourself at further risk.➙Click here for more information on ColdCure treatments!
Each ColdCure® wrap is made of soft, comfortable Neoprene. They are designed with quality in mind for patients to enjoy wearing. The wraps are built to be injury-specific; there is a variety of wraps in shapes that fit the forms of many common injured body parts such as the knee or shoulder. Their unique shape allows for the best and most comfortable coverage for the entire injured area.
Paired with Revolutionary ColdCure® Wraps
RigiGel® technology is one of the key components in the design of ColdCure® wraps. The wraps combine the benefits of cold therapy with compression and comfort, improving on all the models to create the ultimate pain and swelling solution. It's recommended that patients start using a ColdCure® wrap following an injury to alleviate the discomfort and swelling. With the cold and compression aspects working together along with the powerful RigiGel® and Perpachill® technologies, ColdCure® provides the best possible solution to post-injury pain and swelling.➙Click here for more information on ColdCure treatments!
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Rheumatoid arthritis to the elbow
I have a friend who has significant rheumatoid arthritis to his elbow. It is swollen and painful most of the time. Which of your products would you suggest as a treatment plan to help relieve his pain swelling?
Re: Rheumatoid arthritis to the elbow
Thank you for your enquiry on behalf of your friend.
For swelling and pain we generally recommend our ColdCure range of products - as cold is a natural pain reliever and will also reduce inflammation and swelling.
We tend to promote 'charging' our ColdCure gels in the freezer, however, they can also be used from the fridge. The difference is that iced gels should be worn over a thin layer of fabric for a maximum of 20 minutes at a time, whereas refrigerated gels can be worn in direct contact with the skin and don't have a time limit (they can be used for as long as desired).
This being said, some Rheumatoid Arthritis and Arthritis sufferers don't tolerate the application of cold or ice.
We also have a BFST (Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy) range of wraps. BFST treatments are designed to improve blood flow in and around the targeted area. We generally advertise these wraps for injuries, however, people suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis and other forms of Arthritis have experienced pain and symptom relief through the improvement of blood flow and circulation.
We offer a 30 day money back guarantee, therefore, your friend may want to consider purchasing both of our Elbow products to see which option works best for them.
More information about the BFST and ColdCure technologies, as well as Elbow Wrap design and pricing can be seen via the attached link : http://www.kingbrand.com/Elbow-Home.php and products can be added to the Shopping Cart from this webpage.
Please don't hesitate to contact us toll free on 1844-400-2525 should you or your friend require any further assistance.
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