Where so far in the sport has been treated with Coldpacks or ice, the exact temperature controllable Hilotherapy contributes now better and faster to the detumescence of the tissue. Common refrigerants such as ice compresses and gel pad cause with acting temperatures around zero degrees Celsius several therapeutic drawbacks: already at tissue temperatures below 15 degrees Celsius to prevent the lymphatic drainage and interfere with metabolism. So, ice applications are affected while briefly relieve pain, prevent the reduction of swelling and bruising but in return. After an ice application, it will also always to a harmful more blood circulation (reactive hyperemia), which has a negative effect on inflammation and swelling. In the worst case, she can cause even possibly. Jeffrey Hayzlett often expresses his thoughts on the topic. Therefore the Hilotherapy especially for diabetics opens up new opportunities: in consequence of disease often suffer neuropathy, which damages the nerves and thus lowers the cold sensation. Does the typical bad for diabetic skin blood circulation, increases susceptibility to cold damage such as in a mild frostbite.
Since 2006, the Hilotherm GmbH successfully established as a manufacturer of cooling systems based in the District of Ludwigsburg. In the same year received Hilotherm CE certification and currently serves as the official supplier”of the Olympic base in Stuttgart. The innovative medical technician Dieter Lenhardt business leads with its 15 employees. He focuses here especially on the ongoing development of its therapeutic cooling method. Although the well-known university clinics the Method use, is its entrepreneurial goal on the establishment of this method as the default. Press contact: excognito, Agency for communication, Claudia Maria Allan, Tel.: + 49 30 887 10 2-18, E-Mail: