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Injuries

Injuries can be caused by specific events, such as accidents or falls, or from repetitive actions. Injuries may impact bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and more. Common examples include wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, lifting items, or even spending too much time on your feet. These injuries are often accompanied by pain and discomfort. Rest and time can help the healing process of minor injuries. Treating the pain with drugs is not always a good option. Opioids, NSAIDs, and even acetaminophen may cause adverse health reactions. The Oscillice® technology of Buzzy® and VibraCool® can block pain and help speed recovery and the healing process.

 

Bumps and Bruises
Place Buzzy® or VibraCool® with frozen ice wings/ice packs attached directly to the site of pain. The ice pack will reduce swelling and inflammation. The vibration increases blood flow to help the healing process.

 

Elbow/Wrist Injuries
Repetitive motions involving the wrist and elbow, such as typing, writing, texting, gaming, and sports such as golf, tennis, baseball, lacrosse, and even bowling may cause wrist or elbow pain (ie carpal tunnel, tendinitis, golfer/tennis elbow, bowler’s wrist, and gamer’s thumb), swelling and tenderness in the forearm. VibraCool® Easy Fit for Elbow/Wrist offers wearable pain relief that is easy to apply one-handed. Simply put the VibraCool® vibration unit into the neoprene pouch on the compression strap. 2. Secure snugly with vibration unit over the area of pain. 3. Activate vibration by firmly pressing the button on top of the unit for at least 0.5 seconds 4. To add anti-inflammatory ice: Prepare unit: Freeze ice packs. Ice packs must be solid for use. Place frozen ice pack underneath the strap prior to placing on pain. Ice will remain frozen for 20 minutes VibraCool® Elbow/Wrist has an energy-saving automatic shutoff after 10 minutes of constant use. We recommend using VibraCool® 2-3x a day for 3-5 days while you hurt.

 

Knee/Ankle or Lower Extremity Muscle/Joint Injuries
Lifting, falls, and sports can be common causes of lower extremity injuries involving tendons, joints, and muscles. These may include ankle/knee sprains, IT band sydrome, meniscal tears, quadricep or hamstring strains, and ACL strain. VibraCool® Extended (knee, ankle, or larger muscles) or Easy Fit (ankle or for children/smaller muscles) offer wearable pain relief. Simply put the VibraCool® vibration unit into the neoprene pouch on the compression strap. 2. Secure snugly with vibration unit over the area of pain. 3. Activate vibration by firmly pressing the button on top of the unit for at least 0.5 seconds 4. To add anti-inflammatory ice: Prepare unit: Freeze ice packs. Ice packs must be solid for use. Place frozen ice pack underneath the strap prior to placing on pain. Ice will remain frozen for 20 minutes VibraCool® Elbow/Wrist has an energy-saving automatic shutoff after 10 minutes of constant use. We recommend using VibraCool® 2-3x a day for 3-5 days while you hurt.

 

For Back or Hip Injuries
Sitting in a chair, car, or plane for long durations, as well as lifting, falls, and sports can be common causes of back or hip injuries. This pain may be acute, or sharp, dull and achey, or may involve muscle spasms. VibraCool® Flex is wearable pain relief that you can customize with heat or cold for the type of pain relief you need. Simply put the VibraCool® vibration unit into the neoprene pocket and slide it onto included latex-free band or onto your own belt. 2. Secure snugly with the strap or your belt, with the vibration unit positioned over the area of pain. 3. Activate vibration by turning on the button on top of the unit. 4. To add anti-inflammatory ice: Prepare unit: Freeze ice packs. Ice packs must be solid for use. Place frozen ice pack underneath the strap prior to placing on pain. Ice will remain frozen for 20 minutes. 5. To add muscle-relaxing heat: Click the metal plate within the heat pack. It may take a few clicks to activate. Place heat pack underneath strap prior to placing on pain. We recommend using VibraCool® 2-3x a day for 3-5 days while you hurt.

 

For Neck Injuries
A sudden neck movement, like from a car accident or fall, is often the cause of a neck strain or sprain. Everyday activities, such as poor posture, sitting at a desk, texting/mobile phone use, or awkward sleeping positions, can also cause these types of neck injuries. These injuries may include whiplash, pinched nerves, disc herniations, and swollen joints. Symptoms of these injuries include pain with neck movement, neck stiffness (sometimes described as a “crick in the neck”), muscle spasms and pain in the upper shoulder, or reduced neck flexibility. VibraCool® Flex is wearable pain relief that you can customize with heat or cold for the type of pain relief you need. Simply put the VibraCool® vibration unit into neoprene pocket 2. Hold the vibration unit positioned over the area of pain in your neck. You may also lean against the unit while laying on a bed or leaning against a chair back. 3. Activate vibration by turning on the button on top of the unit. 4. To add anti-inflammatory ice: Prepare unit: Freeze ice packs. Ice packs must be solid for use. Place frozen ice pack underneath the strap prior to placing on pain. Ice will remain frozen for 20 minutes. 5. To add muscle-relaxing heat: Click the metal plate within the heat pack. It may take a few clicks to activate. Place heat pack underneath strap prior to placing on pain. We recommend using VibraCool® 2-3x a day for 3-5 days while you hurt.