Ice Compression

Ice Compression begins by applying pressure at the distal (furthest) end of a limb and incrementally transitions pressure towards the proximal (closest) end of the limb.

Benefits:

  • Reduced inflammation and swelling
  • Pain management
  • Reduced muscle soreness
  • Removes post-exercise metabolic waste

Contraindications:

The The following are contraindications for Ice Compression. We recommend you consult with a medical professional with any medical questions or concerns

You should avoid using ice compression if you have:

  • Acute thrombophlebitis
  • Acute pulmonary edema
  • Acute congestive cardiac failure
  • Acute infections

  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

  • Episodes of pulmonary embolism
  • Wounds, lesions, or tumors at or near the site of application

  • Sensitivity to cold
  • Extreme low blood pressure