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Cold Packs Make Summer More Comfortable

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Summertime is here, and with it comes fun in the sun, vacations, and long, lazy days when the kids are out of school. Despite all the fun summertime holds, there’s…

Cold Gel Slippers Can Lessen the Effects of Chemotherapy

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Cancer drugs used to fight chemotherapy can cause nerve damage, among other side effects. Studies suggest that cold wraps on the hands and feet may help prevent these debilitating symptoms….

What is a Class I FDA Medical Device Manufacturer and How Does it Benefit our Customers?

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The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act was created in 1938 to protect the public from dangerous and ineffective drugs. In 1976, the act was revised in order to include…

Oh, Baby! Pregnancy and Childbirth Can Be a Real Pain. All-Natural Pain Relief to the Rescue!

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Pregnancy and childbirth can be a difficult time for mothers. It is a mixture of pain, annoyances, sheer joy, and beauty for most women. While childbirth is a miracle, it…

Cold Packs a Drug-Free Solution to Headaches or Migraines

Looking For Drug-Free Solutions to A Headache or Migraine? A Cold Pack May Be Just The Medicine Your Customers Need

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Most people get headaches occasionally. In fact, according to the Cleaveland Clinic, over 75% of adults across the globe experienced a headache last year. However, chronic headaches and migraines can…

The Most Common Fall and Winter Sports Injuries (and The Products We’ve Designed to Treat Them)

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If you played sports in your youth, have kids who play sports, or have any experience coaching recreational or youth teams, you most likely have some level of familiarity with…

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Is Cold Therapy Pack Good For Sports Injuries?

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Cold therapy is a proven and popular treatment method for sports injuries. It’s a natural and economical method of relieving pain following an injury. One of the reasons athletes so…

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Hot and Cold Pack for Injury in Football Season 2021

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Here’s Why You Should Be Stocking Your Shelves with Hot and Cold Pack Products in Football Season 2021 As football returns to schools, communities, and stadiums across North America, preparing…

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Rapid Aid and Woodbridge Co-Develop Innovative Packaging Solution for Vaccine Distribution

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Rapid Aid and Woodbridge Co-Develop Innovative Packaging Solution for Vaccine Distribution New Vaccine-Specific, Cold Chain Packaging System Provides 48-hour Temperature Stability without Dry Ice for Covid-19 and Other Temperature Sensitive…


Netflix’ popular series, Cobra Kai, features a Rapid Aid product during the state championship match

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Netflix’s smash hit, Cobra Kai, is a continuation of the popular 1980’s Karate Kid series. Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso, and Johnny…

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Rapid Aid Announces New Cold Chain Packaging Division

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The new business unit meets the need for cost-optimized and sustainable packaging solutions for temperature-controlled markets Rapid Aid, the industry leader in hot and cold solutions for healthcare, food, and…

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Why You Need A Gel Eye Mask

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There is a long way to go before the days of Zoom meetings and long hours sitting in front of the computer will be past us. Thanks to COVID-19, the…

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Rapid Aid Debunks Top 10 Hot and Cold Therapy Myths

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Misinformation surrounding cryotherapy (cold therapy) and thermotherapy (hot therapy) is common because many people assume they understand when to use one versus the other. As the leader in hot and…

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Hot and Cold Therapy- Application Uses During and After Pregnancy

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Pregnancy and childbirth can be an uncomfortable time for many women; between the sore feet, aching back, the mind-numbing pain of childbirth and the aftermath of it all.  Fortunately, there…

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Hot and Cold Therapy – How they work and when to use them

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  OVERVIEW The mind-numbing pain of a muscle injury or ailment can cause you to lose focus, and you may be unable to decide whether to treat it with hot…


Antimicrobial Technology: New Solutions for Protecting Employees, Patients, and Customers

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New solutions provide continuous protection against bacterial contamination, odors, and stains for the lifetime of products According to the World Health Organization, microbial infectious disease kills at least 17 million…

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Why we don’t use ammonium nitrate in our instant cold pack or cold chain transportation products

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To enhance public security, in 2010 the Government of Canada enacted the Restricted Components Regulations (“RCR”) regulation which govern the sale of ammonium nitrate having a nitrogen concentration between 28%…


Rapid Aid Begins Production of 300,000 Face Shields Per Week

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Rapid Aid today announced full production of their new line of face shields to meet the needs of healthcare, government, retail personnel, and food preparation workers caused by the COVID-19…

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Rapid Aid announces COVID-19 Response Plan

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To help contain the spread of COVID-19, Rapid Aid is taking steps to protect our employees and customers, while maintaining our high product quality standards and keeping delivery commitments to…

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A great day on the greens for Oakville Hospital Charity Golf Tournament

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Rapid Aid was proud to support the Oakville Hospital Foundation at its Charity Golf Tournament yesterday at the Greystone Golf Club in Milton. An annual event, this years funding goes…

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Rapid Aid Competes in Charity Volleyball Tournament for SickKids

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Our Canadian office had a blast on the courts Saturday in our annual fundraiser for this fantastic cause.


Rapid Aid at CMEF Shenzhen – CMEF

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Rapid Aid made its inaugural trade show appearance in China last week at the China Medical Equipment Fair in Shenzhen, Guangdong.

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Rapid Aid Launches 2017 Medical & Retail Catalogues

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Click here for links to our new medical & retail industry product catalogues – available in English and Chinese!


Medica 2016

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Back again for another year, Rapid Aid will be exhibiting at Medica in November 2016. Find us in Hall #5, Booth #M24 for all your hot and cold therapy OEM and retail solutions

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CMEF Shenzhen 2016

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Rapid Aid is exhibiting at the CMEF Shenzhen trade show in October-November 2016. We are looking forward to exhibiting for the first time at one of Asia’s largest medical shows in Hall #6, Booth #P43

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Rapid Aid on Linkedin

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Connect with us! Rapid Aid is on Linkedin – Check out our company page and follow us for news/updates within the hot and cold therapy industry including trade show appearances.

Community Relations

Rapid Aid is a longstanding contributor to the industry and our community at large. We are proud members of:

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The Canada China Business Council

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TEC (Local CEO group)

We have contributed to several charities and institutions over our 40 year history, most notably, SickKids.