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Designed and created by the team who brought you Ice-Vibe, Sportz-Vibe is the most comfortable, lightweight and portable massage therapy rug for horses. Ideal as a warm up or recovery rug, it helps to warm up muscles before work and ease soreness and stiffness afterwards, and is ideal for maintaining muscular well-being throughout the year.
How it works
Sportz-Vibe’s massage action is gentle enough that it won’t over-work your horse’s muscles, but will effectively reduce muscle tension, and removable massage panels mean you can target a specific area.
Massage therapy is one of the oldest known methods of therapy, and is renowned for its ability to promote healing. Massage can help to reduce pain, improve blood supply to tissue, and reduce inflammation in horses that are suffering from long term muscular back problems.
By encouraging the lymph system to move, massage helps to drain inflammation and stimulate repair to damaged tissue.
Why Use Sportz-Vibe
Using Sportz-Vibe before exercise can help reduce the risk of injury as increasing blood flow to muscles, tendons and ligaments helps to make them more elastic.
Sportz-Vibe can help manage every day wear and tear, and help your horse to recover more quickly after hard work.
How Do I Use It?
Sportz-Vibe has 4 removable massage panels that work alternately on either side of your horse’s back to stimulate circulation. Sportz-Vibe has two treatment settings, automatically switches off after twenty minutes and can be used up to 3 times a day.
The Sportz-Vibe massage rug is breathable, adjustable for horses of different builds and, once the panels and rechargeable batteries are removed, it is machine washable. It comes with massage panels, a universal charger and a rechargeable battery which lasts up to three hours and includes an in built battery level indicator. Detachable hood included.
- On/Off button with automated timer.
- Inner massage panel stimulates repair and supports bloodflow.
- Inner cold packs gently cool tissue to reduce swelling whilst allowing oxygen to be maintained to tired and damaged tissue.
- Non invasive & drug free therapy.
- Hot or cold circulation therapy allowing for a better recovery.
- Comfortable and portable.
- Wireless and rechargeable.
Why does ICE-VIBE® not make my horse's legs cold?
Your horse's legs will not leave your horse's legs feeling cold because they are designed to promote healing through blood flow and movement to assist the body to clear the lymphatic system and not to freeze the legs which may compromise healing and lymphatic clearance.
After using ICE-VIBE® the legs should be no colder than cool to the touch after a treatment on setting 2 with cold packs. Using the boots on setting 3 with cold packs will leave the legs warm to the touch. The results of treatment should be judged on how the legs feel the next day not on how cold the legs are during treatment.
Can ICE-VIBE® Therapy Boots be used on the front and hind legs?
Yes. They are designed with a contoured shape that will easily mold to fit front or hind legs.
Can ICE-VIBE® also be used warm for arthritis treatment?
YES! If using to treat arthritis, warm the packs and combine these with massage before exercise, then use cold packs and massage after exercise daily.
Can treatment be applied to just one leg at a time?
It is best to treat both legs (front or hind) at the same time even if only one leg is injured.
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