Cryotherapeutic Ankle Cuff

An item which is a component part of an ankle compression dressing system. It includes three basic parts: cuff to cover the injured ankle and foot area with pressurized ice water; cooler to hold enough water and ice for 6 to 8 hours of cryotherapy; and tube to exchange the water between cooler and cuff. It is designed for applying a safe compression to minimize swelling, and cold to minimize pain. May be used in the emergency room, post-operative care, the training room, trauma, rehabilitation and home.

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