Updated October 29, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 6 Best Cold Therapy Machines

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Icing soft tissue injuries is a fantastic way to reduce pain and swelling while also shortening recovery time, but holding an ice pack in place gets old fast. These cold therapy machines can attach to your body via straps with tubes inside, which they then force chilled water through, giving you constant, gentle relief. All you have to do is supply some ice or frozen water bottles as a coolant. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best cold therapy machine on Amazon.

6. PMT Medical ARS Aqua

5. Polar Products Ice Therapy 2.0

4. Aircast Cryo Cuff

3. Iceman Classic Don Joy

2. Pain Management Technology

1. Ossur Cold Rush

Editor's Notes

October 25, 2018:

Included the PMT Medical ARS Aqua, despite its considerable limitations, due to its ability to offer two treatment options in one machine. The Aircast Cryo Cuff was chosen for its effectiveness with knee injuries, although it requires purchasing separate accessories to work on other areas of the body.


Quincy Miller
Last updated on October 29, 2018 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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