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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ruptured acl and meniscus
I already undergoes a knee surgery,, I ruptured my ACl and meniscus issue. even though i do a rehabilitation, it's been three months. but the pain is still there/ sharp pains/ clicking noise of my knee/stiffness/numbness and it continue to swell. Does it safe to use King brand BFST Knee Wrap and Knee ColdCure Wrap. They implant a screw in my knees for the reconstruction.
Re: ruptured acl and meniscus
I would like to thank you for contacting us on our forum, and I'm sorry for the pain that you're experiencing at the moment!
There's a couple of things that I would like to address. Sharp pains and clicking could mean that you could have potentially re-injured yourself, and I suggest that you make a call to your physician and address the clicking and pain that you are feeling.
As for the stiffness, numbness and swelling you are feeling in your knee, the ColdCure wrap is what you will want to focus on for the next while to target the inflammation as that will alleviate most of those symptoms.
Once the swelling, and inflammation are under control, the BFST will continue with your recovery. The BFST is extremely safe to use regardless of any hardware that they have placed in your knee as it meets very high standards of quality, safety and efficacy.
As we have so much information spread all across our website, I encourage you to read our page on: Knee Pain Treatment
I would encourage you to call our Treatment Advisors to help you through every step of your treatments by calling us at 844-400-2525.
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