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It is designed using NASA spacesuit technology which supplies intermittent compression and ice treatment.
The special contraption was designed using NASA spacesuit technology and supplies intermittent compression and ice treatment.
Every patient also wears intermittent compression hose to prevent deep vein thrombosis.
Studies using both animal and human models have shown that intermittent compression or dynamic loading of long bone fractures enhances the rate of healing of these fractures and may promote the earlier return of normal function (Kenwright et al 1991, Goodship 1998, Hente et al 2004).
The topics include the foundations for the use of modalities, including clinical decision making and wound healing, and technical aspects of therapeutic modalities such as cold therapy, thermotherapy, ultrasound and phonophoresis, electrotherapy and iontophoresis, hydrotherapy, electromagnetic radiation, traction, and intermittent compression.

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