One Super Important Fact:
If you have Iliac Crest Pain, you don't need to resort to dangerous injections or invasive surgery. You can relieve your Iliac Crest Pain by using cold compression. You can also heal the injured tissues causing the pain by stimulating blood flow.
Relieve Your Iliac Crest Pain Fast
What is the Iliac Crest? The Iliac Crest is the most prominent part of the hip bone. It's the bone that you rest your hands on when you put your hands on your hips. Iliac Crest Pain is difficult to treat, because each one of three major muscle groups has the potential to have a radiating pain to a different part of the body, depending on what's been affected. Iliac Crest Pain is usually caused by a direct hit to or a fall onto the hip area. It can often be associated with or caused by conditions and injuries such as Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Piriformis Syndrome, Iliolumbar Syndrome and Hip Pointer Injuries. No matter the cause, we know your Iliac Crest Pain is debilitating and interferes with your life. We know you want to stop the pain as soon as possible so you can get back to your regular activities. We have the professional healing tools that will do just that. Our BFST® & ColdCure® Back/Hip medical devices will relieve your pain and heal the tissues around your Iliac Crest. This is the treatment you need to start feeling better today.
The Ultimate Solution:
If you really want to get better, here's exactly what you need to do.
Use the ColdCure® Wrap as much as possible to relieve your pain and swelling and protect your Iliac Crest from further injury.
Do a BFST® treatment first thing every morning. Do 2 or 3 more BFST® treatments throughout the day. This will help heal the tissues surrounding your Iliac Crest.
Avoid re-straining your Iliac Crest as much as possible. Using KB Support Tape will help. Giving your body a rest is hard, but it's very important in the early stages of healing.
Do this and your Iliac Crest Injury can truly heal - finally.
Blood Flow Is Essential For Healing
You can get rid of the pain and regain proper movement of your hip. All you need is the right treatment. You need to stimulate blood flow to heal the tissue surrounding your Iliac Crest. You need Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy® (BFST®).
BFST® Wraps bring nutrient-rich, oxygenated blood to your injury. This increase in blood flow works to actively heal your damaged tissues. Blood flow is the most critical element in rapid recovery. Unfortunately, an injured Iliac Crest at rest often has very restricted blood flow. While physical activity stimulates blood flow, it can also lead to re-injury and a lengthened recovery time. BFST® Wraps are the ideal solution. They're designed to speed up the healing process while you're at rest. This means you can receive the additional blood flow you need to heal and avoid re-injury at the same time.
BFST® Devices are Electrical Medical Appliances that
actively stimulate blood flow in injured tissue.
BFST® devices heal soft tissue.
The BFST® Wrap stimulates blood flow through your Iliac Crest area while you are at rest. This is very important because while at rest, the tendons, ligaments and muscles in this area can otherwise have seriously impeded blood flow. It is the oxygen and nutrient-rich blood that enables the healing process, so adequate blood flow is required for the tissue to heal properly and quickly.
BFST® treatments are very pleasant and relaxing. People often notice a slight tingling sensation and warmth as the BFST® device starts increasing their blood flow. For optimal results, do 3-4 treatments per day. Since the effects of each 20 minute treatment last for about 4 hours, we recommend you spread your treatments out throughout the day. BFST® treatments should be done while you're at rest, making them the perfect time to catch up on activities such as reading, watching TV and surfing the internet.
While the promotion of blood flow has obvious benefits, the reminder of the injury is also incredibly important. The reminder of the injury is what helps you move with care so you don't end up overdoing it and re-injuring yourself. Avoiding re-injury is fundamental to rapid recovery. That's why we recommend that you keep wearing your BFST® Back/Hip device between treatments. It's designed to be worn even when turned off to help protect your Iliac Crest from re-injury. This will go a long way towards shortening your recovery time. After a treatment, simply unplug the controller from the device and gently tighten the wrap. This will act as a reminder of your injury. It will also provide your sore Iliac Crest with light support and protection.
Dealing With Pain
Iliac Crest Injuries can be extremely painful and debilitating, causing you to rely heavily on painkillers for relief. It's important to understand that while painkillers can be helpful, they are also dangerous to take while you're active. Why are they dangerous? Painkillers completely block the pain signal, making you unaware of any further damage that you could be causing. Painkillers (anti-inflammatories) should be restricted to times of rest.
Cortisone injections only mask the pain, because they are intended to help you start the healing process. This is extremely dangerous, because most people will return to their daily activities and not be cautious of your injury. This will leave you completely unaware that you could be causing further damage, until the cortisone wears off in four to six weeks. This means that unforunately you're at a higher risk of re-injury and longer recovery times overall.
When it comes to painkillers, NSAIDs (like ibuprofen) are much more effective than analgesics (like acetaminophen), because ibuprofen works to relieve the pain as well as the inflammation, while analgesics will only address the pain. To maximize healing and minimize pain and swelling, complete a BFST® treatment right before bed, then take an ibuprofen-based NSAID. The BFST® treatment will work to continue the healing process while you sleep, and the ibuprofen will work to relieve the pain and inflammation, so you experience a more restful sleep.
During the day, ColdCure® treatments will reduce your inflammation and relieve your pain while you're active. Use your ColdCure® Wrap any time you're experiencing inflammation or swelling and/or an increase in your pain levels. Pain is a great indicator to tell you when your inflammation and swelling is creeping up. Don't fight the pain, get ahead of it. Any time you've completed any physical activity, whether it's household chores, going for a walk, or if you're on your feet at work, it's always a great idea to use the ColdCure® Wrap to ensure that you get rid of any swelling or inflammation as soon as it starts to develop.
ColdCure® Devices Reduce Pain and Swelling.
ColdCure® Devices are NOT typical cold or ice packs.
The very first step for getting rid of your Iliac Crest Pain is to treat the swelling and inflammation so you can reduce your pain levels. For controlling the swelling, inflammation and pain associated with Iliac Crest Injuries, nothing works better than cold compression. In order to be as effective as possible, the application of cold compression must be uniform and complete, and that's exactly what the ColdCure®Back/Hip Wrap provides.
ColdCure® gel packs were designed to address the need for a cold compression device that does not cause cold burns. Our gel packs pose no threat of freezing your skin or underlying tissue. This makes them much safer to use than other products that use ice, which can cause the skin to freeze, leading to permanent damage. ColdCure® gel packs are completely safe to use for extended treatment durations, meaning faster relief of pain and swelling. Our ColdCure® technology is a huge improvement on regular ice packs.
The ColdCure® Back/Hip Wrap is made entirely of very soft, stretchy material. It comes with 3 swappable cold packs that contain our unique XC RigiGel® formula. XC RigiGel® is firm yet flexible, meaning it always stays in place. Unlike gooey blue gel that migrates to other areas of the pack, our gel won't flow away from your injury. It will conform to your Iliac Crest for an even, consistent treatment every time. The gel packs are inserted inside the wrap one at a time, so you can have the other two charging in the freezer to keep your therapy going. Do your ColdCure® treatments in 20 minute intervals throughout the day, or as long as you need the relief.
For Mega ColdCure® Coverage of Your Iliac Crest
If you are looking for mega coverage of your Iliac Crest, the ColdCure® Large Body Wrap provides exactly that. With a cold treatment area that's greater than 15"x15", you can treat your entire back or both of your hips at once! This Wrap is ideal to wear around the home and can be laid on or rested against while sitting on a couch or chair. The Large Body Wrap is like the Back Wrap, but much larger. It's a universal Wrap that can be used to treat many areas and many different symptoms. It comes with 2 huge gel packs that offer amazing coverage and cooling power.
The ColdCure® Large Body Wrap is designed to fit anyone for non-back use. For use on the back it is guaranteed to fit comfortably on anyone with a waist measuring between 22" and 44". For people whose waist measures above 44", we have extensions that can be attached to your Wrap to achieve a perfect fit, (we recommend the purchase of 2 Accessory Straps for use with the Large Body Wrap).
For Mega BFST® Coverage of Your Iliac Crest
The BFST® Large Body Wrap is designed to provide Superior Coverage for your Iliac Crest Injury, when your pain is spread over large areas of the body. This is what makes it perfect to treat your Iliac Crest Injury. The treatment area is 16 inches by 16 inches making it ideal to wear around the home and can be laid on or rested against your back while sitting on a couch or chair for full back coverage. This wrap comes with 2 long detachable Velcro® straps that will help you achieve the perfect fit for anything you're treating.
Protect Your Iliac Crest Between Treatments
When you're not doing treatments with your BFST® or ColdCure® Wrap, your injured tissue becomes vulnerable to further damage. You don't want to re-injure your already fragile tissue and make your Iliac Crest Pain worse. Apply KB Support Tape directly over your Iliac Crest between your BFST® and ColdCure® treatments. This will provide the tissue around your Iliac Crest with additional support and protection.
Our skin is soft and elastic and can stretch much more than the tissue underneath. When you apply KB Support Tape to your skin, it becomes a much more rigid surface than before, serving to limit how much the skin can stretch. The Tape makes your skin a source of outside support to hold your tissue in place, helping to prevent re-injury. That's why we call it armor for your injury.
KB Support Tape - Use All Day During Work & Play
KB Support Tape provides your injury with lightweight, comfortable compression to relieve your swelling throughout the day. It also prevents re-injury by providing support and protection for your injured Iliac Crest.
KB Support Tape comes in 2 different styles: Pre-Cut Strips and a Continuous Roll. These 2 styles come in 4 different colors: Pink, Blue, Black & Beige. There's no functional difference between the colors, they just allow you to express your personal style.
The Pre-Cut Strips of KB Support Tape are ideal for people who want to use their tape on-the-go. Since they're already cut into ready-to-use strips, you can apply and go! Each roll of Pre-Cut KB Support Tape contains 20 individual strips. Each Pre-Cut Strip is 2 inches wide and 10 inches long.
The Continuous Rolls of KB Support Tape are perfect for you if you're looking for a more customizable Tape. You can cut the Tape into a variety of different shapes and sizes to achieve a completely unique application for your injury. Each box contains 1 Continuous Roll of KB Support Tape that is 2 inches wide and 16 feet long.
The above application was applied over clothing for demonstration purposes only. When using this application, apply it directly to your skin.
While we found the above application to be effective for Iliac Crest Injuries, it's only an example. We encourage you to try different applications for Iliac Crest Pain to find the one that works best for you. Also, remember to listen to what your body is telling you. Use the pain as a guide. If you feel the pain in a specific area of your hip or back, apply the tape there.
The Medical Tape Advantage
What sets KB Support Tape apart from the rest? It's not athletic tape, it's medical tape. This means our Tape is manufactured to ISO 10993 standards, which ensures that our Tape is made from extremely safe, biocompatible materials. Our Tape is actually made from materials that are safer than most baby products, including diapers, toys and clothing. Don't let the big brand tapes fool you. Most of them are made from toxic materials, because there are no standards for athletic tape. Some big brand athletic tape glues even contain carcinogenic ingredients. At King Brand®, your health and safety is of utmost importance, which is why KB Support Tape is manufactured to such high standards.
Free Professional Consulting
Every BFST® and ColdCure® Wrap purchased comes with the free professional consulting services of our King Brand® Advisors. One of our Advisors will contact you 2 or 3 days after your order has been delivered to see how your treatments are going and answer any questions you may have. Our Advisors have been thoroughly trained on BFST® and ColdCure® treatments and technology. They are also knowledgeable when it comes to Iliac Crest injuries. Our Advisors truly care about your recovery. They can even help you create a treatment regimen that's specific to your schedule. While one of our Advisors will follow up with you directly, you are welcome to contact us if you need any treatment advice or guidance. We're here to help you through every stage of the recovery process.
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When you entered our site, a Back/Hip BFST® medical device, a Back/Hip ColdCure® medical device and a roll of KB Support Tape were automatically put into your shopping cart. What's in your cart now are the three things you need to stop the pain and speed the healing of your Iliac Crest Injury. You may go to the checkout at any time or please continue to learn more about treating Iliac Crest Injuries by exploring our site. You can also find products to treat other injuries and ailments in our shop.
Combination Therapy BFST® + ColdCure® + KB Tape
for Rapid Healing
for Pain & Swelling
to Prevent Re-Injury
Combination Therapy means using ColdCure® and BFST® in combination by alternating treatments, as well as using KB Support Tape between your treatments. Combination Therapy is much more effective than using just one product or the other. This is because you're getting the pain and swelling relief of ColdCure®, the healing benefits of BFST®, and the protection and re-injury prevention of KB Support Tape, resulting in the absolute best treatment for your Iliac Crest Pain.
Use the ColdCure® Wrap several times a day to help reduce not only the visible swelling you may see on the surface, but also the inflammation you may have and cannot see, deep down in the soft tissue.
Avoid using the BFST® Wrap until your inflammation and swelling has subsided. Start your BFST® treatments on Level 1. For maximum benefit, please take into consideration that each 20 minute treatment optimizes your blood circulation for an average of 4 hours. We recommend 3-4 treatments daily, spread throughout the day. During the day, do a BFST® treatment every 4 hours or before any type of physical activity. This can include anything that puts a strain on the injured area (walking or standing for extended periods, etc). This can also be used for preventative measures after a full recovery to optimize your blood flow.
Do a ColdCure® treatment any time you experience a pain flare-up or after any physical activity to prevent further injury and reduce swelling and inflammation. 30-45 minutes after your ColdCure® treatment, follow with another BFST® treatment. This time will allow the blood flow and body temperature to regulate again. Refrain from using ColdCure® within the 4 hours following your 20 minute BFST® treatment. This will counteract the treatment. If necessary, use the ColdCure® Wrap for pain control, then follow up with another BFST® treatment.
Any time you're not doing a BFST® or ColdCure® treatment, wear KB Support Tape on your Iliac Crest. More Tape means more support, so if you're doing something physically demanding, you may want to apply an extra layer of Tape. If you're taping and doing multiple BFST® treatments throughout the day, do your first BFST® treatment before the Tape is applied and your last treatment after it has been removed at the end of the day.
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Medical Function - BFST® Wrap - Accelerated Healing
BFST® Wraps are Class II FDA Registered medical devices. They comply with hundreds of pages of regulations and standards that are in place to keep you safe and ensure effective treatments. BFST® devices are designed and tested to extremely high standards of quality, safety and performance. Consumer grade products aren't - because they're not FDA Registered.
The Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy® (BFST®) Wrap is designed to promote blood flow in injured tissue below the dermal (fat and skin) layer. Utilizing our proprietary Energy Web®, specially controlled and incredibly safe, low levels of EMR energy envelop your Iliac Crest area and stimulate blood flow in the soft tissue deep beneath the skin. The resulting stimulation brings oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the injured area, accelerating the healing process.
BFST® Wraps come with a 3 level power controller. Everyone should start their treatments at Level 1 and work their way through the levels gradually as the tissue surrounding their Iliac Crest heals. Proceeding immediately to Level 2 or 3 will not speed up the healing process. You need to condition the body first.
During your first treatments on Level 1, you may feel a slight warming sensation deep within your Iliac Crest. This is because, at first, your circulation is poor. The more treatments you do, the better your circulation will become, and the less warmth you will feel. This is good. As the warmth lessens from treatment to treatment, this is an indication that your circulation is improving. Better circulation means blood flow all the time, not just during treatments. This is the goal. When you feel almost no warmth during a treatment, it is time to move up to the next power level. Don't rush it though, more heat doesn't mean better treatment. In fact, less heat means better treatment, so take your time moving up in levels.
BFST® Wraps are far superior to heating pads. BFST® Wraps work to actively heal your tissue damage. Heating pads can't do this. BFST® Wraps stimulate healthy blood flow in the area of your injury, deep below the skin. This creates an ideal environment for healing. All heating pads do is bring blood to the surface of your skin, making it hot to the touch. The difference between a BFST® Wrap and a heating pad is huge.
The Energy Web® of the BFST® Back/Hip device is enclosed inside a soft, comfortable neoprene wrap. The Wrap molds the Energy Web® around your Iliac Crest to ensure that your tissues receive an even distribution of energy. The Velcro® strap makes it easy to adjust to find the right fit for your body shape. You don't need to remove the BFST® Wrap once your treatment ends. Simply unplug the controller and keep wearing the wrap to act as a reminder of your injury.
Complete the Healing Process
You need to keep doing BFST® treatments even after the pain is gone, because the pain ends long before you've finished healing. The entire healing process is very complex and takes much longer than most people realize. (You can click here for the full story.) The key thing to remember is that long after the pain stops, the tissues surrounding your Iliac Crest are still healing. This means you need to continue doing BFST® treatments in order to complete the healing process. Doing regular BFST® treatments for several months after the pain is gone is extremely beneficial. Do a BFST® treatment prior to any physical activity to warm up your circulatory system. You should also continue taping your Iliac Crest area to prevent the risk of re-injury.
Medical Function - ColdCure® Wrap - Extreme Pain Relief
ColdCure® Wraps are FDA Registered Class I medical devices. They exceed all government and health agency regulatory requirements for cold therapy, specifically for use in treating soft tissue injuries. When applied, ColdCure® Wraps immediately reduce the risk of further damage from excessive swelling. Doctors and Therapists agree that controlling swelling is a fundamental part of reducing long-term permanent damage resulting from soft tissue injuries.
ColdCure® RigiGel® packs are much safer and more effective than ice and products that use mushy blue gel. Why? Because RigiGel® packs are like ice, but they stay at 0°C. While they may start at about -20°C straight from the freezer, after a few minutes they will go to 0°C and stay at 0°C for a long time. This is the ideal temperature for cold therapy, because it's cold enough to relieve your pain and swelling, but safe enough to not cause cold burns. Ice and blue gel packs will also start out at
-20°C and rapidly go to 0°C, but then their temperature will keep rising quickly, instead of staying in the safe, effective zone of 0°C. The XC Gel® danger zone is very small, but the benefits are huge.
While XC Gel® packs are designed to be stored in the freezer, you can store them in the fridge if you find them too cold from the freezer. If you find that the gel is too stiff from the freezer, leave it out for 1-2 minutes before inserting it inside the wrap. This will work to soften it quickly, while still retaining maximum cold capacity.
Many people use the RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation - method when treating pain. What most of these people probably don't realize is that there are serious dangers associated with ice. The truth is that ice can actually freeze your skin and numb your nerves, causing 'cold burns' and even permanent damage to your skin and underlying tissue. The proper solution is RCCE® - Rest, Cold, Compression & Elevation. We don't want to apply ice, we want to apply cold that is just above freezing. Yes, you want cold, and lots of it - but not so cold that it is below the freezing point of water.
XC Gel® packs contain 10x more gel per lb than other products, for complete coverage of your Iliac Crest. When stored in the freezer, our XC Gel® packs have 3x more cooling power per lb than other products, for faster, more effective relief of your pain and swelling. More cooling power also means longer treatments without having to get up and switch the gel packs as often.
ColdCure® Back/Hip gel packs are custom designed to mold to the shape of your Iliac Crest area. This means you always get an even distribution of cooling power over your Iliac Crest. All of our gel packs are specially designed for a specific body part for the best treatment and coverage possible. Every part of the body is shaped differently, which is why all of our gel packs are shaped differently too. This product has 100% been designed to treat Iliac Crest pain.
Unique XC RigiGel® Formula
While regular gel packs have hot and cold spots, our gel packs have an evenly balanced cold temperature. Our unique XC RigiGel® formula eliminates hot spots by distributing the cold energy evenly throughout the pack. This means your injury will receive the cooling power of the entire gel pack during every treatment. The amazing temperature-balancing power of XC RigiGel® can only be found in a ColdCure® Wrap.
XC Gel® packs have 2 different colored sides: a white side and a gold side. Both sides have all the same benefits that our outstanding XC RigiGel® formula has to offer! XC Gel® packs can be inserted inside the pack with the white side facing towards your injury or away from your injury since they're not side specific.
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