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Recognizing Compartment Syndrome in Athletes | Whitepaper

September 12, 2022

The Challenge: Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is a serious and painful injury that is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in athletes resulting in prolonged recovery, surgery, or a career-ending diagnosis. Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is a disorder that most orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists will likely encounter during their careers. It is a painful

Safe and effective temperature treatment | Whitepaper

February 13, 2022

Research has shown that there is a time-temperature relationship that determines the threshold of epidermal injury. A skin surface temperature of 44˚C (111˚F) may be applied to the skin surface for a duration of approximately 6 hours before producing a cutaneous burn. This is considered the threshold for thermal injury. Locally applied heat increases the

Cardinal Health Localized Temperature Therapy | Whitepaper

September 9, 2021

The application of heat and cold is usually a nursing responsibly. These applications can be quite effective when used properly but can cause injury and discomfort when principles for their use are not followed. The nurse must have knowledge of the physiologic principles of the effective use of heat and cold in order to implement

Does your headache treatment plan include targeted thermal therapy? | Whitepaper

June 8, 2020

Evidence for thermal therapy application as primary or adjunctive headache relief. Physicians have many treatments available for the headache sufferer. Most treatment plans include medication and/or lifestyle modifications, but for multiple reasons, many patients need or desire a safe, self-administered, simple, drug-free alternative for their headache relief.