The Polar Ice TMJ Wrap 30109 (temporomandibular joint syndrome) wrap has been designed to alleviate pain caused by problems with the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint which connects your jaw to your skull. Damage or injury to this joint leads to a localised pain disorder which is called TMJ or TMD. However, the TMJ Wrap also provides relief from surgical procedures, injury and dental work.
Cold therapy is highly recommended for a variety of problems. It helps alleviate pain from many acute injuries, it reduces swelling and inflammation, which in turn, helps to minimise pain associated with migraine, head injuries and surgical procedures, including dental work.
The Polar Ice compression pack helps reduce inflammation and swelling by constricting our blood vessels. The ‘compression’ part of the wrap keeps the head and facial structure stabilised, thus helping to prevent further injury, while the ‘cold’ part is practicing vasoconstriction. Cold therapy is also known as cryotherapy, which not only reduces the blood flow to the area, it also temporarily reduces nerve activity. Both result in not only pain relief but the added bonus of reduction in inflammation and swelling which aids the healing process. This combination of compression and cold therapy leads to quick relief and assistance with recovery.
Polar Ice combines cryotherapy with compression to help prevent and/or repair soft tissue injury. The combination of restricting movement plus cold therapy assists with problems in the jaw area and their associated symptoms. This product gives you hands-free long lasting, wearable cold therapy, which is very easy to use and comfortable to wear.
The Polar Ice TMJ Wrap is divided into sections, each of which has a pocket for a slim-line cold pack. Its soft, fleece outer cover ensures that the compression pack stays in place. It also has wicking properties to keep moisture away from your skin. The underside of the shoulder wrap has added foam which also protects against frost bite and makes extra comfortable to wear.
The encapsulated ice packs are made up of tiny cells which are filled with purified water. The ice packs are designed in this way, so they happily mould to the shape of your skull and face. They are easy to take with you in a cooler bag. The ‘waffle’ designed ice pack allows for quicker freezing time. The manufacturers say it the ice packs will freeze within 30-45 minutes and will remain cold/cool for up to 30 minutes.
Encapsulated ice pack
Soft Fleece Material
How to put on the Polar Ice TMJ Wrap
Simply insert the slim-line ice packs into the sleeves and wrap around the jaw line, securing on the top of the head with the Velcro fastening.
Material and Allergy Information
The TMJ wrap is simple to wash. Just hand wash in a mild detergent and air dry, after removing the ice inserts. Do not tumble dry.
Universal Sizing – one size fits all.
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