Is the machine noisy?
No, the unit produces minimal noise during operation, however, it does chime to alert users when the water temperature is greater than 10 degrees celsius and chimes at the end of the selected session.
Do I need separate pads for different areas of the body?
The cold therapy machine includes a unique therapy pad to conform to any area of the body including the shoulder, arm, back, hip, thigh, knee, calf and ankle.
Can I control the flow rate?
Yes! At the start of each session, use the up and down arrows to select one of five rates of flow for a personalized treatment session.
Can I use this on my shoulder?
Yes! The cold therapy pad is uniquely designed to contour to the body, secured with the included straps for targeted relief.
Do I need to use ice?
Yes, filling the unit with ice to the designated fill line ensures the water is cooled for effective therapy.
How much ice do I need to put in the bucket?
The cold therapy base has a designated fill line for both ice and water. The base holds a total of six liters. If your device begins beeping, your water is too warm and you should add ice to the tank.
The exact temperature of the water as it flows through the therapy pad will depend on the amount of ice in the unit.
How long is each cycle?
Each treatment session can be set in five-minute increments up to 30 minutes.
Will this help after a knee replacement?
Yes, the cold therapy pad easily contours to the knee for targeted relief of swelling, inflammation and pain following surgery.
Is this portable?
Yes, the unit can be used in various locations, however, the unit must be connected to an outlet and rest on a flat surface.