Continuous cooling device vs standard icing for management after ACL reconstruction
Temperature-controlled continuous cold flow device versus traditional icing regimen following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective randomized comparative trialArch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Oct;135(10):1405-10
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47 patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to receive either standard cryotherapy or cryotherapy through the use of a continuous cold flow device. The purpose of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) was to determine if the continuous cold flow device was associated with better analgesia, lower blood loss, reduced knee swelling, and increased knee range...
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