Bodyassist Old Fashion Screw Top Ice Bag
Good o'l fashioned bag (hot or cold)
The good o'l Ice Bag. Can’t beat it for ease of use and multi purpose application.
FEATURES & BENEFITS.
- Large mouth.
- Screw-top to safely hold ice, cold or hot water.
- Yes, you can also use it as a hot water bag.
- To provide heat or cold to a specific area of the body.
- Pain relief – applying heat can relieve discomfort in an area of pain.
- Ease joint stiffness – improve flexibility by adding heat to your limbs/joints.
- Rapid recovery – increasing blood flow promotes healing of damaged tissue.
- Relaxation – heat therapy soothes and can help alleviate daily stress/anxiety.
- If uncertain if your particular symptom requires COLD or HEAT, please consult professional medical advice prior to use.
- Cold therapy works by reducing blood flow to a particular area.
- Used in cases of soft tissue sprains, strains, body scrapes, burns, headache, migraine, fever, sports injury, eye strain, toothache, insect bites, nose bleeds, heat rash.
- Helps reduce inflammation and swelling that causes pain, especially around a joint or a tendon.
- May temporarily reduce nerve activity, which can also relieve pain.
- People with sensory disorders that prevent feel sensations should not use cold therapy without care.
- Diabetics may experience nerve damage and lessened sensitivity without care.
- Cold therapy should not be used if you have poor circulation.
- Cold therapy incorrectly applied can result in skin, tissue, or nerve damage. If you unsure consult your doctor before using cold therapy.
- Heat therapy works by improving circulation and blood flow over the area where it has been applied.
- Increased temperature over an afflicted area can soothe discomfort and increase muscle flexibility and even heal damaged tissue.
- Stiffness and tension can often be relieved after 15 to 20 minutes of heat therapy.
- Used in cases of arthritis, sinus, muscle spasm, back ache, gout, hay fever, period pain, tension, stress, shoulder injury, neck pain.
- One size.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
- Remove cap.
- Add in a mixture of heavily iced water until suitably cold.
- Dry, wrap in a towel or use a cover if available.
- Apply over joint or body part as needed using RICE guidelines of Rest/Ice/Compression/Elevation after trauma.
- Ice packs are usually applied to an injured or sore area at least 3 times a day for as long as you have pain, swelling, and inflammation.
- In the first 72 hours, it is recommended to ice for 10 minutes, once an hour.
- Carefully pour hot water into bottle.
- Do not overfill.
- Be sure to take care to not burn yourself.
- Place bag on a flat counter and remove excess air until the water level is clearly seen.
- Make sure not to spill any hot water on your hands.
- Securely close the cap.
- Wrap in a towel or use a cover if available.
- Apply over joint or body part as needed.
Please pay close attention to these points.
- Don't make the pack too hot so as to risk burning yourself.
- Medically, there is no advantage to anything more than gentle warmth.
- Always handle a HOT pack through a towel, glove or cover and do not apply a HOT pack directly to the skin without protection.
- When using do not put weight on the pack by sitting on the gel pack.
- Breakage/leakage may occur.
- After use always empty bag contents and allow to fully dry out.
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