Cold compression therapy

What is Cold compression therapy?

Cold compression therapy involves keeping ice packs or cold packs to the affected area. It is usually used in acute closed injuries to reduce the pain and swelling in the affected area.

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I bruised my shine about a month ago and a lump has persisted. Today I noticed severe discoloration in the area and some tingling that has moved...

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The raised area of a bruise is caused due to blood leaking from these injured blood vessels into the tissues as well as...

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I am 58. I have had slight pain over the years, which has developed in my shoulder, both front and back, over a number of years. I think it...

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From the symptoms that you have described, it seems to be Rotator cuff tendonitis or shoulder impingement syndrome...

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Hello, i slipped on wet concrete about 20 minutes ago. Within minutes i had a pool of blood under the skin. I have it elevated and a cold compress...

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Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.
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