Frequently Asked Questions on Cold Therapy/Cold Packs


What is cold therapy?

Cold Therapy or Cryotherapy is the process of using cold temperatures for the health benefits they provide. This therapy is used in different ways in order to decrease pain and muscle spasms, improve recovery, slow cell aging and to improve the overall health of the individual.

When to use cold therapy?

Cold therapy is helpful in reducing inflammation, swelling, and pain. Cold therapy works after a sudden injury because it narrows the blood vessels, preventing blood from accumulating in the area.

Will a cold pack help in headache?

Yes, a cold pack is vey effective in relieving headaches as it reduces the inflammation in the nerves thereby reducing the pain.

What kinds of cold packs are available?

HPFY offers Therapy wraps for the shoulder, knee, ankle, back, the Sealed Ice Polar wraps for the foot/ankle, wrist/elbow, shoulder/hip, thigh, back and temporomandibular joint.

How does cold pack reduce swelling?

Cold packs numbs the affected area, which can reduce pain, tenderness, along with swelling and inflammation.