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Offline Tuttley

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Cryocuff (or icing in general) when in an immobiliser?
« on: October 26, 2011, 07:53:29 AM »
My mind boggles. How do you do it?

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Re: Cryocuff (or icing in general) when in an immobiliser?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2011, 11:18:17 AM »
You need to undo the immobiliser with your leg supported in the position it needs to be in.  Slap in some ice packs the refasten the immobiliser.  There are also some cuffs that are designed to go with immobilisers these need to be under the support so that it can cool the skin.
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Re: Cryocuff (or icing in general) when in an immobiliser?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2011, 01:42:40 AM »
Makes sense - thanks  :)















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