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The Best Way to Heal Common Baseball Injuries This Season with Rapid Aid

By August 1, 2022cold pack

There are a bunch of essentials to consider when preparing a baseball team for their big upcoming game day. The list can range from sunscreen to snacks and drinks, but in a sport that is unrestricted to time, athletes can sustain multiple injuries that will call for a readily available solution such as Rapid Aid Instant Cold Packs, which can provide pain relief to those injuries so the ball game can make it to a long-awaited seventh-inning stretch.  

Here are a few reasons why you should include instant cold packs in your seasonal offering to your customers:  

On The Spot Cold Treatment 

Research shows that common injuries for pitchers and hitters are oblique strains and tendonitis, which can occur in the elbow, wrist, finger, thigh, or elsewhere on the body due to repetitive use, causing increased tissue stress and inflammation of a tendon. 

Thus, when baseball players are hitting or pitching the ball using constant high rotational power in their torso, wrist, or elbow, they can benefit from on-the-spot cold treatment or cryotherapy. Applying cold therapy to targeted body parts can help with muscle pain relief and promote faster healing during an injury’s acute phase, decreasing the chances of additional damage.   

The Principles of PRICE 

PRICE principles are the five components necessary to encourage a healthy healing process for our athletes this season.

  • P- Protect 
  • R- Rest
  • I- Ice 
  • C- Compression 
  • E- Elevation 

While cold therapy is not suited for everyone, such as those with cold hypersensitivity problems or heart conditions, it works to relieve symptoms of acute sports injuries for most athletes effectively.

If performed correctly as soon as the injury occurs, these principles can prevent injuries from worsening and promote a faster recovery after being continued for 24-72 hours.  

Why Rapid Aid? 

With games lasting up to three to four hours, Rapid Aid’s instant cold packs deliver 34°F of cold therapy, no matter where you are, due to its Fold and Pop™ technology for activation as fast as those fastball throws. We also provide heating and icing solutions paired with Gentle Touch™ technology that utilizes non-woven material that can be applied directly on the skin with a wide selection of options to fit each unique injury perfectly.

Rapid Aid can provide medical and retail distributors with cold therapy compression solutions to support your sports medicine, orthopedic, and health/medical facility supplier’s needs. We manufacture a wide range of cold compress products, such as instant cold packs for on-the-spot relief.

Rapid Aid Has The Instant Solutions You Need

Contact us today to learn more about our line of instant cold compression products for any part injured body part. And if your business has private labeling needs, check out Rapid Aid’s white-label solutions.