Medical Protocols For Game Ready

Medical Protocols For Game Ready

The following protocols have been utilized by Dr Millett, a leading Orthopedic Surgeon at Vail Valley Medical Center, CO, USA, and are shared with his permission.

Disclaimer:
It is the individual healthcare practitioner’s decision, which protocol to use for the treatment of patients with the Game Ready system. This protocol is provided for information purposes only and neither CoolSystems Inc nor Peter Millett, MD accepts any responsibility for any adverse effects specifically as a result of this protocol. Refer to the Contra- indications, General Warnings and Cautions in the Game Ready User’s Manual and Wrap Use Guides for further information.

ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) REPAIR

(Also see the attached ACL Rehab Protocol document)

Post-Operative Treatment Protocol
Provided By: Dr Millett, The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO USA

Game Ready Cold Therapy is started after surgery: Immediately Game Ready Compression Therapy is started after surgery: 24 Hours

Compression Settings:
First 24 hours post-op: NO Compression
After 48 hours post-op: LOW Compression
After 72 hours post-op: As tolerated or desired
4th day and throughout the remainder of the post-op recovery period: As tolerated or desired

Cold Temperature Settings:
The temperature dial should be set to the coldest level the patient can tolerate

Treatment Time:
30 minutes on/30 minutes off per treatment

Frequency:
Once every 4 hours minimum; more frequently as tolerated

ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR – Post-Operative Treatment Protocol Provided By: Dr Millett, The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO USA

Game Ready Cold Therapy is started after surgery: Immediately Game Ready Compression Therapy is started after surgery: 24 Hours

Compression Settings:
First 24 hours post-op: NO Compression
After 48 hours post-op: LOW Compression
After 72 hours post-op: As tolerated or desired
4th day and throughout the remainder of the post-op recovery period: As tolerated or desired

Caution: The Game Ready shoulder wrap should not be used on the HIGH compression setting

Cold Temperature Settings:
Cold should be set to the coldest level the patient can tolerate

Treatment Time:
30 minutes on/30 minutes off per treatment

Frequency:
Once every 4 hours minimum; more frequently as tolerated

TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT – Post-Operative Treatment Protocol Provided By: Dr Millett, The Steadman Clinic, Vail, CO USA

Game Ready Cold Therapy is started after surgery: Immediately
Game Ready Compression Therapy is started after surgery: 24 Hours IF TOLERATED otherwise 48 hours

Compression Settings:
First 24 hours post-op: NO Compression
After 48 hours post-op: LOW or NO Compression
After 72 hours post-op: As tolerated or desired
4th day and throughout the remainder of the post-op recovery period: As tolerated or desired

Cold Temperature Settings:
Cold should be set to the coldest level the patient can tolerate

Treatment Time:
30 minutes on/30 minutes off per treatment

Frequency:
Once every 4 hours minimum; more frequently as tolerated