Results may vary. Remember to include your physician in choosing the best treatment option for you. To discuss your particular situation and how our products can help, call us toll-free at 1-866-237-9608.

Dear MendMeShop,

I purchased the Inferno and Freezie because on August 28th my life changed, I was in Florida at the beach taking my last skimboarding run when I heard the dreaded pop and hit from behind. I had in fact after an MRI 2 weeks later ruptured my Achilles Tendon 100%. I was devastated...being 50, an athlete, former track record holder, my life came to a complete standstill. I found your site from an Achilles site with Blogs and I am very grateful. My current condition is nothing short of a miracle. I had surgery two and half weeks ago , surgery was open to repair tendon and was one hour 20 minutes. I was placed in a hard cast with toes down for 1 week, I observed all rules and used crutches 100%. After 1 week cast was removed then I was back in my air cast, I could put absolutely no pressure whatsoever on the repaired leg for 4 days. I received your products and immediately used them. The inferno wrap and freezie are my favorites, I just drove home 200 miles with the inferno wrap on via a 12 volt inverter. Last Saturday night I went out in a flip flop with the injured foot to just get used to having some weight on it. This past week i experimented with different shoes and sneakers and when I attended my second PT session all the swelling and bruising was gone and I had great side to side motion still working on stretching the achilles. Yesterday I drove with sneakers on and walked 1.5 miles on my sons college campus with no crutch, can, etc. Today I wore docksiders and drove home another 200 miles, I am now laying in bed with the Inferno on my left foot which has the intact achilles but it is sore due to disruption of weight from injury, at the same time I have the Freezie on my repaired leg. After reading all the stories on the internet and talking with people as well as knowing of the seriousness of this injury, I believe your products have played a key role to getting me back on my feet and my life headed back to normal 1000 times faster than the average achilles rupture patient. Thank You so much for great products and superior service as well as unprecedented guarantee. I will let you know when I am walking normal without any limp

Rating: Five Star Rating

D Hunziker


Bursitis Injury Facts Part 2:

Normally, bursa are flat and contain very little fluid. An injured bursa however, is swollen with fluid and not so flat anymore.

The most common bursitis injuries are:
Prepatellar Bursitis (housemaid's knee),
Superficial Infrapatellar Bursitis (clergyman's knee),
Trochanteric Bursitis (hip),
Olecranon Bursitis (student's elbow) and
Subacromial Bursitis (shoulder bursitis).

Deep Bursae separate bare areas of bone from overlapping muscles.
Superficial Bursae separate bare areas of bone from skin or tendons.

Deep Bursae develop in the womb.

Superficial Bursae develop within months to several years after birth.

Household names for various bursitis injuries include: Popeye's Elbow, Miner's Elbow, Weaver's Elbow, Housemaid's Knee, Hod-Carrier's Shoulders, Dustman's Shoulders, Student's Elbow, and Clergyman's Knee


Our Experienced Sports Injury Specialists are Friendly and Very Helpful.

Bursectomy - Surgical Bursa Removal

Non-surgical treatments such as therapeutic cold therapy, rest, physical therapy, and/or anti-inflammatory medications should be the initial course of treatment for bursitis.

Olecranon bursectomy removes the elbow bursa and any bone spurs.

If possible, avoiding surgery is the best option, however in some extreme cases, the bursa remains thick and swollen causing bursitis to persist. Surgical removal of a bursa, called a bursectomy or resection of a bursa, may be necessary if the bursa has become chronically inflamed.

Often, a bursectomy is done arthroscopically as many bursae (i.e. olecrananon bursa or subacromial bursa) are accessible through tiny incisions, some deeper bursae (i.e. iliopsoas bursa) may require a larger incision. During an arthroscopic bursectomy, small incisions are made to insert a shaver and a tiny camera to view the procedure. The shaver is used to cut the bursa free from the surrounding tissue and the bursa is removed. If a bone spur or other problem has caused the bursitis, the spur is removed or the problem is corrected to prevent further issues. A bursectomy can be performed under local anesthetic and no hospital stay is required.

Removal of the trochanteric bursa, hip bursectomy.

If the bursa is close to the surface of the skin it can be removed easily with very little damage done to the surrounding tissue. Resection of a deeper bursa covered by tendons and ligaments will take longer to heal as more tissue must be cut during surgery.

Once the bursa is removed, the cut tissue and surgical incisions are stitched closed. If the bursa is in a frequently used joint a splint may be used to prevent movement, limiting the chance of bleeding and allowing the incisions to heal faster.

Rehabilitation from a bursectomy will depend on your healing ability, rest, your diet, tissue damage, and other procedures done during the surgery. Generally, recovery time is relatively fast after a bursectomy with normal movement and activities being possible within 3 - 4 weeks.

Although removal of the bursa gets rid of bursitis, the bone, tendon, muscle, or ligament that was protected by the bursa is left exposed. Fortunately, if cushioning is necessary, the body usually forms another bursa to allow for smooth movement in the joint.

Post-op recovery time can be reduced with the use of Freezie Wrap®Freezie Wrap® cold compression, and Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy following surgery. Cold compression is recommended by doctors following a bursectomy to treat your pain in a natural, non-addictive way and to reduce swelling. Once the incision has healed, speak with your doctor about the use of our Inferno Wraps® utilizing Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy. Using our Inferno Wraps® as soon as you can following your surgery will minimize the growth of scar tissue that forms as you heal. Treating scar tissue is the most important step following surgery, especially in a joint to improve its range of motion. Leaving the scar tissue untreated can lead to stiffness, chronic pain, osteoarthritis or other chronic conditions. BFST® encourages more oxygen and nutrients to flow to the area to speed healing and improve the strength of the soft tissue in your joint.

Pre-Surgical and Post-Surgical Treatments

Freezie Wrap® Cold Compression Therapy

Within the first 72 hours of an injury and following surgery, cold compression therapy is recommended to reduce pain, swelling and tissue damage. In addition, on-going cold compression treatments can reduce, or even eliminate, the need for NSAIDs that can be harmful to your body.

The Freezie Wrap treats pain, swelling and inflammation while reducing tissue damage.

The Freezie Wrap® is the cold compression tool you need for your post-surgical recovery to treat yourself in an effective and convenient way. Freezie Wraps® are available to treat bursae all over the body.

The Freezie Wrap® uses a supercharged cooling gel pack, that chills in the fridge, not in the freezer like ice or other freezer packs, giving you deep cold therapy without the risk of 'cold burns' or cryoburn. The medical-grade wrap delivers cold right where you need it.

Cold compression therapy works by interrupting and slowing nerve and cell function in the injured area and reducing swelling that can block blood vessels. This is important because once blood vessels are blocked or damaged, they can no longer carry oxygen and nutrients to your bursa and surrounding tissue and cells begin to break-down. Without cold compression therapy, cellular break-down and tissue damage continues as the cells do not get the oxygen they need to survive.

By limiting the amount of damage done to your tissue, you limit the amount of healing that needs to occur. This is a very important step to heal from surgery faster and with less pain!

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During the healing process, scar tissue builds up to 'repair' the damaged tissue. Unfortunately, scar tissue can bind all the inner tissue together within the joint. The inflexible scar tissue limits the movement of these connective tissues that were once elastic and gave your joint its stability and range of motion. As a result, movement of the entire joint is limited making it difficult to rotate use your joint properly. Fortunately, you can treat the surgical area with an Inferno Wrap® device to minimize the growth of scar tissue, soft existing scar tissue and improve the motion and flexibility.

Inferno Wrap® Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy

To complete your bursectomy recovery, it is important to heal the tissue completely and begin to strengthen the area again. Improving blood flow to nourish your tissue is recommended. Using Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy will speed your recovery and heal your joint more completely preparing it for strengthening exercises. Talk to your doctor or physical therapist to find out which exercises are appropriate for your situation.

The Inferno Wrap speeds the healing of soft tissue.

When you stop moving the affected area because it is sore from surgery the normal blood flow is reduced, limiting your body's natural ability to heal itself.

Increasing the amount of blood to the tendons, muscles, and ligaments is essential to heal the tissue and speed surgical recovery.

By treating yourself with BFST® you can increase your body's blood supply to the surgical site and increase your body's natural healing power.

An Inferno Wrap® is the tool you need to for post-operative recovery. With BFST®, tissues are safely and gently stimulated. Your body responds with a rapid increase in blood flow to the area, increasing the supply of oxygen and nutrients to repair damaged tissue cells. The Inferno Wrap® from MendMeShop® provides effective, non-invasive, non-addictive pain relief and healing with no side effects.

In addition, the improved blood flow helps reduce the risk of atrophy (muscle weakness and/or deterioration) in your muscles. When you stop moving your joint due to pain, your muscles and other tissue can become weaker and dead cells and toxins in the area can cause further tissue deterioration - this can lead to atrophy in your muscles. The Inferno Wrap® can also be used to treat your back, leg and other body parts with BFST®. It is an amazing healing tool that can be used to treat your entire body.

By clearing the area of toxins and increasing the amount of oxygen and nutrients to your muscle and tendon tissue, the risk of atrophy is greatly reduced. Keeping your tissue as healthy as possible throughout the healing process will allow you to improve strength again once your pain has gone and your injury has healed.

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With these 3 easy therapies, you will notice significantly reduced pain and an incredible improvement in your pain and range of motion following your surgery.

Please be aware that this information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider before starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Specialized Hamstring Customer Service Advisor can help you with product selection.

Results may vary. Remember to include your physician in choosing the best treatment option for you. To discuss your particular situation and how our products can help, call us toll-free at 1-866-237-9608.

Dear MendMeShop,

I have used the Hip inferno device for 9 days now. The results so far are great. I have bursitis and have been getting injections which were helping less and less. With your product, the pain has lessened dramatically. The swelling has gone down as well as the tingling and the numbness in my hip. This is remarkable and welcomed relief as I have a vacation planned in 2 weeks and now I can't wait. You spoke to me on the phone about a back product as I have chronic back pain from an L5-S1 Spondylolithesis. I can't remember which but if you can suggest it again I would like to try it. Again Thanks for your concern and your product. It has certainly increased the "Quality of my Life" already. Regards Steve

Rating: Five Star Rating

Steve Jennings


Results may vary. Remember to include your physician in choosing the best treatment option for you. To discuss your particular situation and how our products can help, call us toll-free at 1-866-237-9608.

Dear MendMeShop,

I have been using the Freeze Wraps to reduce the inflammation, for which they worked great. Last week was the first time I tried the Infernowrap on my right knee and it seems to help just from one treatment. I plan to use it every night when I get back from work. I used the knee Inferno wrap again last night and put it on the medium power and it’s helping tremendously. I’m able to bend my knee better and walk with more stability without leaning too much on my left knee to compensate for the injured knee.

Rating: Five Star Rating

A Hattar


Inferno Wrap Elbow for tennis elbow, epicondylitis, elbow strains and elbow sprain

Freezie Wrap Elbow for tennis elbow, epicondylitis, and elbow sprain to prevent surgery

Inferno Wrap Shoulder - an advanced treatment for shoulder injury and rotator cuff injury

Freezie Wrap Shoulder - efficient relief of swelling and pain from an active sprain, shoulder strain, whiplash, or tight upper back muscles

Inferno Wrap Knee for meniscus injury acl injury mcl injury or hyperextended knee

Cold Compression Knee Freezie Wrap for meniscus injury mcl injury and acl injury

Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy with an Inferno Back wrap for the ultimate in sore back healing

Freeze Wrap Back - reduce back pain and swelling in sore, strained or overused muscles, especially in the lower back and trapezius muscles

Ceanix Professional Therapist Pad - efficient relief of swelling and pain from a hip injury or sciatica

TortoiseShellz Premium Upper Back Vest - relief for your sore upper back and neck pain due to overuse, strain and injury.

Contact one of our Mendmeshop Customer Service Advisors for any questions help with ordering and recommended treatment directions