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The Benefits or Using a Cooling Unit After Knee and Hip Replacement


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The Benefits of Using a Cooling Unit After Knee and Hip Replacement

If you have recently had knee or hip replacement surgery, you may be wondering what the best way is to manage your post-operative pain and reduce swelling. One of the most effective ways to do this is to use a cooling unit which provides targeted relief and helps promote healing. In addition, using a cooling unit is superior to regular ice packs because it can keep temperatures at a consistent level without needing to be changed as often. Let’s look at how cooling units work and why they are an ideal adjunct to physiotherapy exercises after surgery.

How Cooling Units Work

Cooling units work by reducing the temperature around the site of your surgery. This helps reduce inflammation, swelling, and pain in the area. It also prevents further injury by helping regulate blood flow in the affected area. This helps reduce muscle spasms, stiffness, and cramping that are commonly associated with post-operative rehabilitation exercises.

Benefits of Using a Cooling Unit

The benefits of using a cooling unit after knee or hip replacement surgery are numerous. For one thing, it helps reduce post-operative pain significantly, so you can focus on your recovery without being hindered by chronic pain issues. Additionally, using a cooling unit can help prevent further injury during rehab exercises because it reduces inflammation in the area where you are working out. Finally, using a cooling unit can help improve mobility and flexibility by keeping muscles loosen during physical therapy sessions. This makes it easier for you to build strength and regain full range of motion in your joints quickly.

Using a cooling unit after knee or hip replacement surgery is an excellent way to reduce inflammation and manage post-operative pain effectively while promoting healing in the affected area. Not only does it provide targeted relief from chronic pain symptoms but it also helps improve mobility and flexibility during physical therapy sessions so that you can recover quickly from your surgery with minimal discomfort or difficulty. If you've recently had knee or hip replacement surgery, consider trying out a cooling unit for yourself today!

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