One of the most common injuries encountered by outdoor enthusiasts is a soft tissue injury. When carrying heavy loads backpacking or portaging a canoe on a rough trail it is easy to twist an ankle or stumble and injure yourself.
On expedition it is important as the medic that I can cater for most emergencies however when weight is important one has to make careful decisions on what to take and what stays so I having been trying Xanamed RecoverIce Bandages.
RECOVERICE works like an ice pack with the added benefit of a compression bandage rolled into one to provide cooling, compression and healing, whilst simultaneously affording pain relief. 100% natural, this is the only ice compression bandage on the market containing arnica.This ice bandage is the ideal for the R.I.C.E method of acute injury treatment, it works by evaporation, so rather than trying to push cold in, it is drawing heat out, for fast pain relief.
Recovery stays cool for up to 2 hours
RECOVERICE is an Ice-Wrap bandage that provides cooling and compression.
RECOVERICE can be used in sports, emergency rooms, equine and schools.
RECOVERICE s cost-effective.
No refrigeration necessary.
RECOVERICE is available in convenient sizes.
Cooling is a well established approach to speeding up and recovery of muscular bruises and strains.
Ethanol,Arnica, and Methanol.
Recover Ice comes in several sizes:
Medium Size (1m / 39 inches) treats ankles, knees, calves, wrists elbows £3.99
Large size (2m / 78 inches) treats legs, arms, back, shoulders £4.99
Fit for Purpose - 4/5 - Does exactly what it says on the tin!
Versatility - 3/5 – Comes in two sizes for most common complaints. Single use.
Durability - 4/5 – Has up to 2 years shelf life.
Value for Money - 3/5
Overall - 3.5/5