Compression with Physicool



Unlike ice-based gels and sprays, Physicool combines compression and support with sustained cooling. Research shows that the therapeutic benefits of cold therapy are enhanced by the simultaneous compression of the affected area (Capps, 2007). The aim of compression is to stop haemorrhage (bleeding) and reduce swelling. Compression is applied to limit the amount of oedema […]


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Physicool study – Knee Replacement / Knee Arthroplastry



Enhancing Post Operative Rehabilitation following Knee Arthroplasty (Knee replacement) Using a New Cryotherapy Product. Physicool – a Prospective Study Aim: To compare a novel cooling product, PhysicoolTM, with a well-established cryotherapy system, CryocuffTM ; using pain scores, range of movement and cost as outcome measures in the early phase following total knee arthroplasty. Method: We prospectively studied […]


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Physicool Review



Do It Now Magazine – Physicool Review The next time you injure yourself, forget about digging in the freezer for a pack of frozen peas or wrapping ice blocks in a tea towel to help reduce the pain and swelling because there’s a new product that is sure to make your life so much easier. […]


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Treating a Sport Injury



Sports Injuries are Increasing. In the wake of the 2012 Olympics, increasing numbers of people have followed their hero’s, becoming more active. But with more action, more and more people are suffering a sport injury. Fortunately, most sports injuries can be treated effectively, and most people who suffer a sport injury can return to physical […]


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Injury Feature Leg

Acute Injury or Chronic Injury?



Chronic or acute injury? An acute injury is an injury that occurs suddenly during activity, often a sprain or strain. A sprain is an injury to a ligament connecting bones – commonly caused by overstretching an ankle, knee or wrist. A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon – commonly due to overstretching and […]


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Review: Rheumatoid arthritis and Physicool



Letter from the son or a mother who suffers with Rheumatoid Arthritis I spoke to you with regard to my 90-year old mother who is suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis in her right knee and in her spine. You suggested that your Physicool bandage system might help.   I took it down to her just over […]


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What is Inflammation?



The inflammatory response The inflammatory response is the body’s natural response to tissue damage. It’s main functions are to defend the body against harmful substances, dispose of dead or dying tissue and to promote the renewal of normal, healthy tissue. The inflammatory reaction is usually defined by five distinct signs, each of which is due […]


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Physicool supports the London Marathon



Physicool will be helping runners to remain cool and keep on running at this year’s Virgin London Marathon. The company supplies an innovative range of reusable cooling bandages that administer instant cooling, compression and support. Summer sees the highest volume of reported leg, knee and foot injuries. To get runners back on their feet supply […]


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