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SportPump Attends the 2014 American Physical Therapy Association PPS Conference in Colorado

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SportPump was a recent attendee at the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2014 Annual Conference held at The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado on November 5-8. There were many interesting things learned and shared among our team and physical therapy attendees that will help us to better provide for our customer needs as well as help to further the use and efficacy of compression therapy throughout the healthcare continuum.   For those that are unfamiliar, the focus of the conference is on physical therapy private practices with […]

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Advanced Cold Compression Therapy can Aid in Athlete Injury Recovery

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Today, advanced cold compression therapy is playing a vital role in recovery from some of the most common athletic injuries. Physical therapists and therapy centers are regularly using compression therapy and cryo gel packs as common tool for treating everyone from athletes to the average person. Two very common injuries for athletes at all levels as well as the average person that indulges in recreational sports or strenuous repetitive jobs are rotator cuff injuries in the shoulder and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee. These soft tissue injuries often […]

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When and How Athletes Can Most Effectively Use Bio Compression System Therapy

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Every athlete, regardless of their level of fitness is familiar with the recovery period where muscles are sore, stiff and fatigued as the body slowly removes the lactic acid and works to rebuild the muscle fibers. Although the process starts immediately, it can take 24 hours or even several days to fully recover depending on the intensity of the workout or athletic event. In an attempt to improve performance by recovering better in between workouts, training cycles, or even in between seasons, more athletes at all levels are turning to […]

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Thoughts on Effectively Using Cold Therapy & Cold Therapy Compression for Athletes

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Every serious athlete is familiar with the R.I.C.E. treatment methodology for helping muscles recover after an overuse injury and to reduce both swelling and pain. This acronym of course stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. In recent years, cold therapy compression has become a leading means of effectively realizing the benefits of this methodology. Since use of the therapy can vary from athlete to athlete, it is important to have a basic understanding of the ways in which cold therapy compression works. Applying cold compression wraps to an injured […]

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