What is cold therapy?
Cold therapy is also known as cryotherapy. It’s a physical therapy treatment most often done with cold packs or ice massage.
How does cold therapy work?
Cold decreases blood flow and fluid in the area it is applied to.
How does cold therapy help you?
Cold should decrease pain and swelling in the area that is treated.
What are the common reasons for using cold therapy?
Cold is used to decrease swelling in a joint or muscle. Cold can also prevent swelling in a joint or muscle if used right after an injury or exercise. How long are the hoses on the Ossur cold rush therapy unit?
The Ossur Cold Rush Therapy unit hose length is 72 inches long. That is the longest hose of any cold therapy cooler. Each Ossur Cold Rush therapy pad has an approximately 6-inch hose extension as well.
What kind of water should you use with the cold rush therapy unit?
It is important to use distilled water or filtered water as these will help prevent the build-up of calcium if you have hard water.
I have lost the power cord for my machine. Is it possible to order another one?
Yes, we sell replacement power supply units for the Ossur Cold Rush.
Does this machine use only cold water or cold water and ice?
The Ossur Cold Rush therapy machine uses the therapeutic benefit of ice and cold water.
Is this Ossur Cold Rush Therapy Machine battery or strictly electric
This unit is Electric only.
Is there a CPT code to report to insurance company?
Fluid circulating cold pad with pump, any type
Pump for water circulating pad
Pneumatic Compressor, non-segmental home model E0651
Pneumatic compressor, segmental home model without calibrated gradient pressure E0652
Pneumatic compressor, segmental home model with calibrated gradient pressure E1399