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Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is a cryocuff?

A cryocuff is a type of cold compress. A cuff, similar to a blood pressure cuff, is wrapped around the swollen or painful body area. The cuff is filled with ice cold fluid. The cold compression helps decrease pain, swelling, and muscle spasms. It is used after an injury, physical therapy sessions, or surgery.

How do I use a cryocuff?

Read all instructions before you prepare and use the cryocuff.

What other tips do I need to know?

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

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