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cold pack

a pack of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.

cold pack

n.
1. A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.
2. A canning process in which uncooked food is packed in jars or cans, then sterilized by heat.

cold pack

Etymology: AS, kald; ME, pakke
a method of lowering body temperature by wrapping the patient in a blanket or sheet that has been dipped into cold water and wrung out. It is generally no longer done.

cold pack

Naturopathy
A therapy in which a patient is wrapped firmly in a sheet soaked in cold water, which may be beneficial for acute conditions, acting to eliminate various toxins.

cold pack

(kōld pak)
Pouch of cloth or other material soaked in cold water or encasing ice.
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Modular Thermal vice president of sales and marketing Art Pirrone says Cryo-Max cold packs are flexible when cold, and come with new support wraps that allow users to apply cold therapy to injuries while remaining mobile, and without experiencing condensation or frostbite exposure.
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The main reason for the success of Cryo-Max is simple, says Art Pirrone, vice president of sales and marketing: Consumers recognize that the advanced technology in Cryo-Max makes it far superior to anything else in the cold pack segment.
That's what's driving sales in the hot and cold pack category.
The company's Cryo-Max 8-Hour Reusable Cold Pack, as its name suggests, offers long-lasting cold therapy.
The product's patented matrix with special cooling modules sets it apart in the cold pack segment, says vice president of sales and marketing Art Pirrone.