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Game Ready regularly cites these materials regarding the pathophysiology behind the safety, effectiveness, and applicability of the benefits of the Game Ready® System:


1. Knight KL. Cryotherapy in sport injury management. 1995. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL.

2. Sabiston KB et al. The effects of intermittent compression and cold on reducing edema in postacute ankle sprains. Journal of Athletic Training. 1992;27(2):140.

3. Hubbard TJ, Denegar CR. Does cryotherapy improve outcomes with soft tissue injury? J Athl Train. 2004;39(3):278-279.

4. Schaser K-D, Stover JF, Melcher I et al. Local cooling restores microcirculatory hemodynamics after closed soft-tissue trauma in rats. J Trauma. 2006;61(3):642-649.

5. Dahl J, Li J, Bring DK-I, Renström P, Ackerman PW. Intermittent pneumatic compression enhances neurovascular ingrowth and tissue proliferation during connective tissue healing. A study in the rat. J Orthop Res. 2007;25:1185-1192.

6. Johansson K, Lie E, Ekdahl C, Lindfeldt J. A randomized study comparing manual lymph drainage with sequential pneumatic compression for treatment of postoperative arm lymphodema. Lymphology. 1998;31(2):56-64.

7. McGeown JG, McHale NG, Thornbury KD. Effects of varying patterns of external compression on lymph flow in the hindlimb of the anaesthetized sheep. J Physiol. 1988;397:449-457.

8. McGeown JG, McHale NG, Thornbury KD. The role of external compression and movement in lymph propulsion in the sheep hind limb. J Physiol. 1987;387:83-93.

9. Capps/Mayberry. Cryotherapy and intermittent pneumatic compression for soft tissue trauma. January 2009.

10. Womochel KS, Trowbridge CA, Keller D. The effects of continuous cooling and cyclical compression on intramuscular temperatures and cardiovascular strain. Journal of Athletic Training. 2009;44(3):s87.

11. Trowbridge CA, Womochel KS, and Davis DR. The effects of continuous cooling and cyclical compression on intramuscular and surface temperatures of the distal quadriceps. Journal of Athletic Training. 2008;43(3):S58.

12. Cameron MH. Physical agents in rehabilitation from research to practice. 2003. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA.

13. Wilkerson GB. Treatment of the inversion ankle sprain through synchronous application of focal compression and cold. Athletic Training, JNATA. 1991;26:220-236.

14. Leegwater NC, Jore HW, Brohet R, Nolte P. Cryocompression therapy after elective arthoplasty of the hip. Hip Int. 2012;22(05):527-533.

15. Su EP, Perna M, Boettner F, Mayman DJ, Gerlinger T, Barsoum W, Randolph J, Lee G. A prospective, multi -center randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a cryopneumatic device on total knee arthoplasty recovery. J Bone & Joint Surg. November 2012. 94-B;SuppA:153-6.

16. Waterman W, Walker JJ, Swains C, Shortt M, Todd MD, Machen SM, Owens BD. (2012). The efficacy of combined cryotherapy and compression compared with cryotherapy alone following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. J Knee Surg. 2012;25(02):155-160.

17. Hochberg J. A randomized prospective study to assess the efficacy of two cold-therapy treatments following carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg. 2001;July-Sept:208-215.

 

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