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Contraindications

IMPORTANT CONTRAINDICATIONS TO GAME READY USAGE

 

Important: Read wrap user manual for wrap specific contraindications and warnings.

 

Compression Therapy using the Game Ready System or any compression therapy device should not be used in patients:

  • Who are in the acute stages of inflammatory phlebitis in the affected region.
  • Who have any current clinical signs suggestive of deep vein thrombosis in the affected region.
  • Who have significant arteriosclerosis or other vascular ischemic disease in the affected region.
  • Who have any significant risk factors or current clinical signs of embolism (e.g., pulmonary embolus, cerebral infarction, atrial fibrillation, endocarditis, myocardial infarction, or atheromatous embolic plaque).
  • Who have a condition in which increased venous or lymphatic return is not desired in the affected extremity (e.g., carcinoma).
  • Who have decompensated hypertonia in the affected region.

 

Cryotherapy using the Game Ready System or any cryotherapy device should not be used in patients:

  • Who have significant vascular impairment in the affected region (e.g., from prior frostbite, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, or ischemia).
  • Who have known hematological dyscrasias which affect thrombosis (e.g., paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, cryoglobulinemia, sickle-cell disease, serum cold agglutinins).