Cold as Ice
now shows that the application of ice-cold therapy in the
first 24 hours has a marked effect on the severity of an injury.
It has now been shown that the temperature of the therapy
must be as close to zero as possible, and the area should
not be treated for more 10 minutes or until the skin goes
numb. This constricts the flow of blood to the area and reduces
swelling and oedema to the area.
therapy has been used for many years for the prevention of
injury after heavy exercise. New research now shows that cold
is not good enough. For maximum affect, it must be ice cold.
The Armadillo Hot/Cold Therapy System allows you to apply
hot or cold therapy anywhere on the rider or limbs of the
horse - all with one product.
gel packs can be either heated or cooled to temperature. When
placed in the freezer, they do not do hard, but will drop
in temperature to the crucial zero degrees.
innovative shape of the Wraps allows you to apply Hot or Cold Therapy
to horse and to the rider. Difficult areas such as hocks, knees
and ankles can be treated with ease. Both legs can be treated at
the same time as the each pack has 2 wraps and 2 gel packs. 100%
Horse:- Tendon, Fetlock, Thigh, Hock, Knee
Human:- Shoulder, Elbow, Knee, Back, Thigh, Neck, Ankle
£49.95 including 2 gel packs, 2 therapy pockets, 2 straps
and a kit bag.
from tack shops and catalogues
contact Armadillo Products Tel: 01980 629796