CareOne Reusable Hot & Cold Compress Multi-Compress
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Heating instructions: Microwave method: 1. Place gel pack on a paper towel in the microwave by laying flat or fold in half. 2. Heat at full power (microwave ovens vary, follow recommended heating requirements below). Wattage - heating time. 700 - 1 minute. 1000 - 50 seconds. Note: gel pack must be at room temperature before heating in microwave. Discontinue heating if gel pack expands like a balloon, pack is overheated. 3. Before removing gel pack from the microwave carefully check the gel pack for any signs of possible rupture or leakage. If any leakage is found simply wait for the gel pack to cool down before removing and discarding. 4. Carefully check for desired temperature. If gel pack is too hot allow to cool before applying. If gel pack is not hot enough, microwave for additional 10 second intervals, until a safe and desired temperature is reached. 5. Knead gel pack to distribute heat evenly. 6. Always insert hot gel pack into insulated sleeve or wrap with a towel before applying. Cautions: Excessive heating could cause skin burns, gel pack deterioration, and possible leakage. To eliminate the possibility of skin burns always use the sleeve or towel when handling or applying the hot gel pack. Stovetop method: 1. Bring 3 quarts (3.5 litres) of water to a boil. 2. Remove water from heat source. Never immerse gel pack while water is being heated. 3. Remove gel pack from insulated sleeve, then immerse pack in hot water for 5-7 minutes. 4. Carefully remove hot gel pack from water using kitchen tongs (do not use sharp utensils) and towel dry. 5. Carefully check the gel pack for any signs of possible rupture or leakage (discard if pack leaks). 6. Carefully check for desired temperature. If gel pack is too hot allow to cool before applying. 7. Always insert hot gel pack into insulated sleeve or wrap into a towel before applying. Cautions: To eliminate the possibility of skin burns always use the sleeve or towel when handling or applying the hot gel pack. Cold compress therapy is medically recommended within the first 72 hours following most sprains, strains, swelling and minor injuries. Cooling instructions: Freezer method: 1. Place gel pack flat in freezer for at least 2 hours for the first time use (for repeat treatments place back in freezer for 30 minutes). 2. Remove cold gel pack from freezer and place into the protective sleeve or wrap in a towel before applying, to protect the skin from frostbite. 3. Apply the insulated cold gel pack to the affected area for approximately 25 minutes, elevating the injury if possible. Return the gel pack to freezer for about 30 minutes. 4. During treatment inspect the skin every 5 minutes where compress is applied. If any discoloration or redness occurs discontinue treatment at once. 5. Repeat 2 or 3 times for single treatment. Repeat treatment several times each day until pain or swelling subsides. Cautions: Direct application of this gel pack to the skin could cause frostbite. Always use a sleeve or towel before applying. Never apply cold therapy longer than 30 minutes at a time. Carefully read all instructions and warnings located on gel pack before use.
DescriptionCareOne Reusable Hot & Cold Compress Multi-Compress Reusable. Latex free. Flexible when frozen. Microwave safe. Washable. Includes: 1 hot/cold gel pack with protective sleeve.
Other DescriptionReusable. No-toxic. Flexible when frozen. Microwave safe. CareOne® cold therapy is a recognized medical treatment for everyday minor injuries and generally applied within 72 hours following sprains, strains, swelling, headaches, nose bleeds, toothaches, minor cuts and scrapes, insect bites and minor injuries. CareOne® heat therapy is generally applied to chronic or persistent injuries such as minor muscle and joint pain, stiffness, muscle spasm and cramps. Ideal fore use on all parts of the body including: knee, head, elbow abdominal, shoulder. 1-888-669-0600. ©2010 Medi-Temp® Peoria, Arizona. USA 85381. ©2007 S&S Brands, Inc. Quality guaranteed or your money back.
WarningsCaution: improper use may cause injury. Carefully read all instructions and warnings before use.
Hot compress therapy should only be applied once swelling has subsided. The application of heat will help reduce pain, promote healing, and temporarily relieve minor joint pain, stiffness, muscle spasm, tension and cramps.
Warnings & precautions:
Do not puncture, tear or bite gel pack (discard if gel pack leaks).
For external use only.
Always place gel pack in a protective cover or towel before applying.
Do not use hot or cold gel pack with Analgesic products (sports creams, balms, liniments or lotions).
Hot or cold therapy should not be used by individuals who are sensitive to temperature extremes, such as those with circulatory problems, diabetes, nerve damage, paralysis or sensitive skin.
Unattended use of hot or cold gel packs by children or incapacitated persons may be dangerous. Adult supervision is required.
If the gel pack is uncomfortably too hot or too cold during the treatment discontinue using the product immediately.
During treatment inspect the skin every 2 minutes where compress is applied. If any discoloration or redness occurs discontinue treatment at once.
To avoid any possibility of frostbite or skin burn, simply wait a few minutes for a safe temperature before applying to the skin.
This gel pack contains non-toxic materials. If contents of gel pack contacts eyes, skin or clothing wash with warm water. If any redness or irritation persists, consult a physician. If contents are swallowed, give one or two glasses of water and induce vomiting and consult a physician.
If skin is broken treat wound and apply sterile bandage to the injury before using compress.
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