When I was a senior in high school, the unthinkable happened two weeks before we were headed to the state championship. Yep, you guessed it. I tore my ACL on that basketball court with four minutes left in the game. I was immediately off to surgery to tend to my knee. As expected, I was pretty disappointed about the big game in my last year as a varsity player. However, I knew track season was right around the corner and I wanted to be able to compete before graduating. I started an intense physical therapy program, but cold rehab therapy was really what made the biggest difference in my recovery. So, what are the benefits of a cold therapy machine for your knee or shoulder injury?
Medcom Group provides cold therapy systems for all types of injuries and surgical recoveries.
If you have recently suffered an injury we don’t have to tell you the road to full recovery is a long one. After surgery, it is time for physical therapy to start the rehabilitation process. Trust your doctor when they tell you this is a step you do not want to skip unless you want [...]
As a medical provider, you rely on your equipment to provide the proper care and diagnoses for your patients. If you work in a clinic that sees a lot of patients over the course of a day, chances are that your machines are going to wear down rather quickly. While medical equipment is designed and [...]
Sports injuries can be very frustrating and if you've suffered a rotator cuff injury or similar shoulder problem, it's important that you undergo the proper therapy so that you can get back to the game you love. Rehabbing your shoulder takes time and effort, but only with the right care can you hope to restore [...]
Following a knee replacement or reconstructive surgery, the first few weeks are very important in terms of your recovery. If you've had a knee replaced, it's important that you work and bend the knee to keep scar tissue from forming. You may feel like you can't really move or bend it at first, but if [...]
Surgery Hurts! An operation is no day at the beach. Depending on the type of surgery needed, what body part the surgery is on and skill of the doctor, there will be varying degrees of pain. Most surgeons want their patients to use some form of cold therapy after an operation. Icing after an injury or surgery [...]
Suffering an injury to your hands or wrists can leave you feeling very frustrated and helpless. You rely on your hands for nearly everything you do, from dressing and eating to typing and gesturing. Not having the use of your hands can leave you at a loss, not to mention dealing with pain from the [...]
As humans, we rely on our hands and arms every single to perform both simple and complex tasks. This blog post is being written by the use of muscles and bones in the hands and wrists, and without their synchronicity, other methods would have to be used not only to type, but to eat, bathe, [...]
If you've just undergone extensive surgery, the next step is recovery and rehabilitation. While you may not be looking forward to the therapy and exercises that you'll have to complete, they are extremely beneficial to restoring your overall health. You may have to visit a clinic or rehabilitation hospital for your physical therapy, or your [...]
If you've been injured or are recovering from major surgery, you need therapy equipment that provides optimal help and rehabilitation for your joints and muscles. At The Medcom Group, we provide continuous passive motion (CPM) devices that can help your shoulders, knees, ankles, and other joints effectively recover following a major injury or extensive surgery. [...]