Most athletes are used to sustaining minor injuries, and even non-athletes know to use traditional RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment for a sprain or strain. What many people with injuries do not realize is that you can take this treatment one step further with a pneumatic compression device.
If you want to heal faster after an injury, taking a proactive approach will help you return to regular activity more quickly. RICE therapy is effective, but modern technology offers better methods for accelerating injury recovery. Intermittent Pneumatic compression devices deliver air through anatomically designed, circumferential wraps to provide consistent pressure to the areas surrounding an injury.
Common Objections to Compression Therapy
If you’re uncertain whether compression therapy is right for you, these common objections might sound familiar: