The Horseware Ice-Vibe knee boots;
Many horses suffer from knee problems as a result of bad confirmation, competition or just old age. Treating knees can be both expensive and unsuccessful. From teh Horseware stable, ICE-VIBE has developed ICE-VIBE Knee: boots that wrap around the knee similar to a human knee support. They have a removable cold pack that Velcros on to the top of the wrap to prevent it slipping, while the massage panel sits at the front of the knee. The cold pack inside the Ice Vibe knee wrap can be heated in warm water to combine heat and massage before exercise to help reduce stiffness. ICE-VIBE knee are wireless, rechargeable, easy to use and portable. These ice knee wrap horse boots are sold in pairs and Ice vibe recommend treating both legs even if only one leg is injured.
TREATMENT: ICE-VIBE knee wrap used with cold packs can assist to minimise inflammation whilst maintaining bloodflow, this can help to improve healing on: Ligament Injuries, Bruising, Arthritis and Soreness and swelling
REPAIR: ICE-VIBE Knee wraps used without cold packs can help to boost blood supply to horses’ legs by creating movement through massage, this can be beneficial by helping to: Remove toxins, Bring oxygen to horses’ legs, Minimise scar tissue and Stimulate repair
RECOVERY: After exercise you can combine cold and massage to help reduce inflammation without making the knees too cold and compromise healing.
ICE-VIBE Knee are designed to help reduce soreness and swelling in your horses knees while stimulating healing through massage.
If using the Ice Vibe knee boots on horses with knee chips avoid using for 3 weeks after any surgery or if new chips are forming. This will avoid aggravating any infection post-surgery or aggravating the bone when the small fractures have occurred.
Always use with cold packs when swelling or heat is pres