Recovery Trends The advantages of Compression Therapy


3M Simple Introduction to VLU and Compression Therapy

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No Pain, More Gain? Review of Normatec compression sleeves/stockings for MeyerPT

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Compression Therapy iCRYO Recovery & Wellness

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Physics of Compression Therapy Explained

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How does the NormaTec work?

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Normatec compression for muscle recovery

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Benefits of compression therapy

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After 24 hours of treatment, there was a 47% reduction in swelling with the impulse compression device, 33% with continuous cryotherapy and 17% with cool packs. After four days of post-operative treatment, the impulse system reduced swelling by 74% versus 70% with continuous cryotherapy and 45% with cool packs. Compression as recovery is nothing new. Many athletes already rely on compression socks and shorts after a workout, and research identifies a link between compression garments and reduced muscle soreness after sprinting and plyometrics. Pneumatic compression therapy is a little more intense.

Long before these suits existed, athletes have worn (and still wear) compression garments during and after exercise. The benefits of this. When we talk of compression as recovery, we talk of everything you know and nothing new. More than a few athletes already use compression shorts and socks after an exercise, and research believes that compression garments somehow reduce muscle soreness caused by plyometrics and sprinting.

Pneumatic compression therapy is a little more intense. Compression Therapy With the Normatec Recovery System The NormaTec Recovery System helps maximize recovery for both athletes and non-athletes. Using sequential pulse technology, NormaTec synergistically combines three distinct techniques to speed the body’s normal recovery process: pulsing compression, gradients, and distal release. Likewise, compression therapy has proven successful in easing the pain, limiting swelling, and speeding the functional recovery.

Along similar lines, compression garments are finding wide-scale application as sports medicine to prevent swelling and inflammation in trauma and injury cases. Furthermore, compression therapy aids in facilitating. 23 hours ago · Compression Therapy Market Key Trends The demand for intraoperative sequential compression device systems is swiftly growing owing to an. Compression therapy has been found to be very helpful in ensuring dynamic recovery, which in turn provides a competitive edge to all athletes that are training at all levels. It helps to improve blood circulation, flexibility and reduce the tissue repair time.

Aside from speeding up wound recovery, compression therapy could bring about improvements to quality of life. Pain and swelling are minimized, allowing individuals to continue daily activities without interruption. The decrease in pain also allows patients to sleep better, and depression symptoms can also improve. Benefits include: Lactic acid and lymphatic flushing, thus removing toxins.

Reduces inflammation and water accumulation. Improved (better) and enhanced (healthier) circulation. Accelerated recovery, so you feel rejuvenated and ready for the next workout.

Helps prevent and.

List of related literature:

Active recovery, contrast water therapy, and compression were all significantly superior to passive recovery, with no differences observed between the effective recovery strategies.

“Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes” by Australian Institute of Sport, Rebecca Tanner, Christopher Gore
from Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes
by Australian Institute of Sport, Rebecca Tanner, Christopher Gore
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2012

Compression therapy is the treatment that is advocated with a strong evidence base for the management of patients with chronic venous ulceration, but the major inconvenience accompanying the use of compression bandages creates the need for rigorous adherence over a long period of time (Moffatt, 2004).

“Wound Healing and Skin Integrity: Principles and Practice” by Madeleine Flanagan
from Wound Healing and Skin Integrity: Principles and Practice
by Madeleine Flanagan
Wiley, 2013

The therapeutic goals are to overcome congestion, reduce muscle spasm, improve tissue mobility, enhance circulation, and “tonify” the tissue.

“Greenman's Principles of Manual Medicine” by Lisa A. DeStefano
from Greenman’s Principles of Manual Medicine
by Lisa A. DeStefano
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wollters Kluwer, 2011

Conversely, compression that has evolved over a course of months has a far more favorable prognosis for recovery following treatment.

“Rothman-Simeone The Spine: Expert Consult” by Harry N. Herkowitz, Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Richard A. Balderston
from Rothman-Simeone The Spine: Expert Consult
by Harry N. Herkowitz, Steven R. Garfin, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Evaluation of the effectiveness of compression garments on autonomic nervous system recovery after exercise (Report) (Author abstract).

“Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Fashion Consumption” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
from Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Fashion Consumption
by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Springer Singapore, 2018

healing at a mean of 5.3 months.96 Several studies have investigated the hemodynamic benefits of compression therapy in patients with CVI.

“Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 2-Volume Set” by Jack L. Cronenwett, K. Wayne Johnston
from Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery, 2-Volume Set
by Jack L. Cronenwett, K. Wayne Johnston
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

These modalities include complete rest, massage, cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, thermotherapy, contrast therapy, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, compression garments, stretching, and dietary interventions.

“Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training” by Tudor Bompa, G. Gregory Haff
from Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training
by Tudor Bompa, G. Gregory Haff
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2018

The development of new therapeutic approaches that likely combine the dampening of the immune response with stimulating endogenous myelin repair is likely to be more effective in promoting long-term functional recovery.

“Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease” by P. Michael Conn
from Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
by P. Michael Conn
Elsevier Science, 2013

Aside from patient satisfaction and the speed of recovery, there are modest clinical benefits with disc replacement that manifest in the short term as compared with fusion.

“UHMWPE Biomaterials Handbook: Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement and Medical Devices” by Steven M. Kurtz
from UHMWPE Biomaterials Handbook: Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement and Medical Devices
by Steven M. Kurtz
Elsevier Science, 2009

Reported benefits include a reduction in muscle damage, swelling and muscle soreness, improved lactate clearance, an increase in vitality and performance restoration.20 The wearing of a compression garment may also offer psychological benefits for the user through a placebo effect.

“Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions” by David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon
from Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions
by David Joyce, Daniel Lewindon
Taylor & Francis, 2015

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  • Hello Doctor I am from India My radius and unla bone have been broken and I have a simple reduction surgery, in which the doctor has done a k wire-through surgery in my left hand radius bone only. can i recover my power back means ( can I do gym exercise back as hand defore broken) and also a question for you that how much it takes time

  • Have you heard of “Game Ready”? basically normatec but with ice/cold compression flowing through the legs instead. What do you think would be better? I have heard that using ice too much over time can affect the legs in a negative way? as in it doesn’t help recovery as quickly after a long time?

    Thanks doc

  • MeyerPT is great. We do not use these in our clinic. For soreness, increased rom and stiffness we love the HYPERICE Hypervolt. It’s wonderful and the patients love it.

  • Due to medico-legal concerns and the sheer number of questions I receive from these videos, I can no longer answer questions left in the comments. If you have a medical issue and would like more information, go to for other ways I can help you.

  • Hlo Dr. David I got injured by an accident, and my MRI report shows..
    1-High grade partial tear of mid third of PCL.
    2Sprain of the ACL.
    3Contusion in the posterior horn of medial meniscus.
    4Mild joint effusion.
    Sir can I recover without surgery and how long time it take to get perfect like before I am. And plz suggest me how to recover from this problem ����������

  • Hey Leon if your ever back in Houston come check us out at HBOT America. We offer Normatec compression as well as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and, BioDensity Workouts. Give us a Call 832-986-5144 or check out or website