IceMan Cold Therapy Unit for TKR

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How many of you used the Iceman Cold Therapy Unit after your TKR? It is made by DJO and not covered by insurance. It combines focused compression with cold therapy. I did not use it.....I just alternated ice packs when needed.

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    I was given a similar unit for home use when I left the hospital.  Love it.  It is now 13 weeks post TKR and I still use it.  
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    I was supplied a similar unit called Polar Pack. It was great and I still use my insurance covered the cost for it too!
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    I did not but my sister did. Her recovery was much faster than mine has been. I used ice packs every hour for 4 weeks. She loved the machine. I don't know if that made the difference but I am still struggling 6 weeks out tkr. She went back to work at 6 weeks. It's exhausting for me to get myself ready for pt.

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    Been offered that treatment. Used ice cubes, gel packs till i bust some in bed and woke with red sheets. Even used pack of frozen peas

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    I do not know what this is, I used the AIrcast knee wrap and ice bucket. Found this very good at night , two ice pack and ice kept the water ice cold for 8 to 10 hours fills and empties via gravity.

    Good healing

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