Ace Hot & Cold Compress - 1ea

Ace Hot & Cold Compress  - 1ea

Ace Hot & Cold Compress - 1ea

  • SKU: 20292425
  • UPC: 0
  • Manufacturer: Ace 207518

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TITLE: Ace Hot & Cold Compress - 1ea

Microwavable. The Ace Brand Hot & Cold Compress provides safe and effective hot or cold treatment which is frequently recommended by doctors. Cold therapy, immediately following an injury, helps to reduce swelling and relieve pain. Once swelling has subsided, the application of heat will help reduce pain and promote healing. A soft outer pouch delivers hot or cold therapy comfortable and conveniently and eliminates the need for a towel or cover. Reusable. Soft outer pouch for added comfort. Insulated side to help retain heat or cold.

Please see Manufacturer's Directions for Use Instructions *

Cold: Relieves pain and reduces swelling. Heat: Promotes healing , ideal for arthritis and muscle aches.

Hot: 1. Ensure gel-pack is inserted into bandage pocket. Insulated side of gel-pack should be facing up. 2. Place flat in microwave oven. Heat at full power. ( See schedule for heating requirements). (Wattage 600 Heating Time 60 seconds- Wattage 800 Heating Time 40 seconds - Wattage 1000 Heating Time 35 seconds) Compress must be a room temperature prior to heating in microwave. 3. Remove from microwave and knead for one minute to distribute heat evenly. ( temperature will continue to rise slightly). 4. Check for desired temperature by holding non-insulated side of gel-pack against inside of forearm. If too hot, allow to cool. 5. Apply to desired area. For greatest therapeutic value, insulated side of gel-pack should be away from skin. 6. Store at room temperature. Cold: 1. Ensure that gel-pack is inserted into bandage pocket. 2. For first time use, place flat in freezer for at least 2 hours. The insulated side of the gel-pack should be facing down. 3. Remove from freezer and apply to desired area. For greatest therapeutic value, the insulated side of gel-pack should be away from skin. 4. Keep in place for at least 25 minutes ( refer to insert for R.I.C.E. therapy). 5. Can be stored in freezer for immediate use. Care Instructions: Remove gel-pack, wash bandage in lukewarm water and lay flat to dry. As with any fine fabric, keep away from heat. Return gel-pack to bandage pocket upon completion of drying.

This product should not be used by people with nerve or circulatory problems unless prescribed by a physician. Do not apply heat to broken and/or sensitive skin. Heat should not be used with external analgesic products. Do not apply compress without placing gel-pack inside bandage. Do not exceed heating time specified in heating schedule. Do not sit or lean on compress. Excessive heating or weight may cause pack to rupture and leak. If condition persists, consult your physician. This product contains natural rubber latex which may cause allergic reactions.