The Therapeutic Role of

Cold, Heat and Compression

Relieves Sprains, Strains, & Tears

Speeds Recovery

Cold, Heat & Compression

ThermoActive is a convenient, reimbursed bracing system with ThermoTherapy built-in. ThermoTherapy (cold and heat with compression) can improve outcomes and reduce cost.

Physiological Effects of Cold

  • Cold is the natural analgesic for pain relief4,5
  • Relieves inflammation and swelling1-3
  • Reduces edema1-3
  • Relieves sprains, strains and tears of muscles, ligaments & tendons
  • Relieves muscle spasms
  • Helps recovery4

Physiological Effects of Heat

  • Provides an analgesic effect for pain relief4,5
  • Increases circulation to help remove debris and waste products
  • Increases oxygen and nutrients to the area which promotes healing
  • Increases cellular metabolism
  • Increases capillary permeability
  • Increases muscle & connective tissue extensibility to facilitates stretch
  • Relieves muscle spasms

Compression Tailors ThermoTherapy to the Individual

  • Uniform fit with Patient Control
  • Provides 360˚ Joint or Muscle Contact with ThermoTherapy
  • Provides stability
  • Promotes alignment

“Most beneficial is the compression the units provide that helps to decrease and control the swelling post-operatively.”
Dr. Ricard Rosa, MD
Advanced Orthopedics
West Orange, NJ