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Shipping During Christmas...buyers beware

Posted by MyColdTherapy Customer Service on

At MyColdTherapy, we really enjoy the Christmas season with friends and family. What do we not enjoy: Shipping! No matter what anyone tells you, shipping is difficult during the Christmas Season. Here is a quote directly from UPS from back in 2013:  “UPS understands the importance of your holiday shipments. UPS is experiencing heavy holiday volume and making every effort to get packages to their destination; however, the volume of air packages in our system exceeded the capacity of our network immediately preceding Christmas so some shipments were delayed. UPS is not making pickups or deliveries on Christmas Day and will...

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Once mainly for athletes, cryotherapy now available to all

Posted by Jordan Hitchens on

According to a handout at The Studio, cryotherapy appeals to a wide variety of people – about 50 percent male and female, with 75 percent in the 18-to-49 age range. Most of them use cryotherapy mainly for either pain management or workout recovery, though some use it also for mental well-being and weight management. Most regulars use it at least once a week.

“Cryo makes chronic conditions livable and manageable,” said Driscoll.

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Paid for Opioids But Not Cold Therapy

Posted by Jordan Hitchens on

When individual patients are sacrificed for the greater "system", we get decisions like paying for opioids instead of cold therapy machines despite the facts that Lauren Kafka presented to her insurance company: "...Then I contacted the people at Game Ready, who cited five studies that show benefits for knee- and hip-surgery patients provided by this system compared with passive ice therapy. These benefits include reduced consumption of narcotics; improvement of measurable physical therapy milestones; reduced pain and swelling; increased postoperative function; and improved patient satisfaction with the recovery process." Read the rest of Lauren's story below...  http://kazu.org/post/insurance-company-paid-opioids-not-cold-therapy#stream/0

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Cold and compression in the management of musculoskeletal injuries and orthopedic operative procedures: a narrative review

Posted by Jordan Hitchens on

Cold and compression are routinely applied immediately after acute injury or following surgery to alleviate pain, reduce swelling and speed functional recovery. The objective of this literature review is to describe the published clinical findings regarding combined cold and compression therapy in the management of musculoskeletal injuries and after orthopedic operative procedures. 

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