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Physicool and the Hunting Response



We have received many question on how Physicool (and cooling) helps reduce bleeding and swelling. Physicool gives instant access to cooling, compression and support. By cooling the surface of the skin and the underlying tissues, Physicool causes the narrowing of blood vessels, a process known as vasoconstriction. This vasoconstriction leads to a decrease in the […]


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Beat the heat of a hot flush



New from physicool, an amazing mist that will Beat the Heat of a Hot Flush. Physicool’s rapid cooling mist has proven to cool, hydrate and calm*. Turn down the heat naturally, quickly, calmly and discreetly. The history Physicool was successfully featured on BBC’s Dragon’s Den with its clinically proven cooling products. Following on from the […]


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Icing an injury or using Physicool?



It is ingrained into us from a young age that we should ice an injury. Whether it is a sprain, strain or a bruise, icing an injury has always been the go-to remedy. Ice has always formed one of the cornerstones of acute injury management – RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), but is ice the […]


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Cryotherapy



Cryotherapy is widely used as a beneficial treatment in both the early management and the rehabilitation of soft tissue injuries (Kennet, 2007). The temperature of the underlying tissues is reduced by the withdrawal of heat energy away from the body to achieve a therapeutic effect; reducing tissue temperature, blood flow, pain, and metabolism in the affected […]


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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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