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Knee Cryo/Cuff w/Cooler

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Attention Medicare Patients

Non-motorized, gravity-fed system provides uninterrupted focal compression and cooling to minimize knee pain and swelling.

This item requires custom fitting and is only available through your doctor with a prescription.

Product Details

Product Description

Is the Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Gravity Cooler Right for me?

Experiencing pain from knee injury, or seeking post-operation recovery options? The Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Cooler (gravity-fed, non-motorized) combines the therapeutic benefits of circulating, soothing cold water and controlled focal compression to reduce pain, prevent inner-joint bleeding (hemarthrosis), and decrease swelling due to any knee injury. The Knee Cryo/Cuff with Gravity Cooler also aids recovery following knee surgeries.

Designed to:

  • Reduce swelling
  • Manage pain
  • Alleviate knee joint trauma
  • Enhance recovery
  • Assist in joint rehabilitation

Best for:

  • Use following physical therapy
  • Treatment after exercise such as walking, running, or elliptical use
  • Treatment of sports injuries of any kind
  • Post-Operation recovery

Product Features...and the benefits you'll experience!

Offering intermittent focal compression and cool therapy for any knee injury or post-surgery recovery, the Aircast Cryo/Cuff with Gravity Cooler provides:

Anatomically designed Cryo/Cuff design
Provides maximum cryotherapy coverage
Controlled cooling
Minimize tissue damage
Adjustable focal compression cuff
For individual controlled focal compression levels and comfort
Detachable cooler system holds water and ice for up to 6 to 8 hours
For extended, uninterrupted cryotherapy treatment
Universal Fit
Knee Cryo/Cuff can be worn on the right or left leg

About the Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Gravity Cooler

Note: A prescription is not required to purchase this product.

The Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff with Gravity Fed Cooler cold therapy system which uses ice to chill water that is circulated to the Cryo/Cuff. This reduces swelling and inflammation after surgery, an injury, or an intense physical therapy session. The cuff also provides gentle intermittent focal compression, clinically demonstrated to reduce swelling and improve healing times. The cuff is available in three adult sizes, which insures a comfortable and therapeutic fit.

About Aircast Cryo/Cuff Coolers

Aircast Coolers come in two different versions and both can be used with any model in the cryo/cuff line.

(1) The low-cost gravity fed, non-motorized Aircast Cryo/Cuff Cooler, included with this knee cryo/cuff, where you control the exchange of water through the cuff by raising or lowering the cooler. To purchase the Aircast Cryo/Cuff Gravity Cooler separately, click here.

(2) The motorized, pump system, Aircast Cryo/Cuff IC Cooler where a small electronic device controls cool water circulation is also available.

About Aircast Cryo/Cuffs

Aircast Cryo/Cuffs are also available for the shoulder, ankle, back, foot, and elbow. These additional cryo cuffs can be ordered separately here.

How to Use the Knee Cryo/Cuff Gravity Cooler

Download PDF- Detailed instructions on how to prepare the Knee Cryo/Cuff and Gravity Cooler for use.

Looking for more options? Shop All Aircast Cold Therapy Products.

Size Chart & Fit Help

Measure thigh circumference 6" above the patella

Description Thigh Circumference
Pediatric Knee/Elbow Cryo/Cuff and cooler
Small Knee Cryo/Cuff and cooler 10"-19" (25-48 cm)
Medium Knee Cryo/Cuff and cooler 18"-23" (46-58 cm)
Large Knee Cryo/Cuff and cooler 20"-31" (51-79 cm)
Product Questions (32)

Product Questions

Aircast Knee Cryo/Cuff w/Cooler

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  • Jane at 9/20/2016 9:16 AM
    • My thigh measures 18" - Small or Medium? Knee Replacement in 2 weeks.
    • You will want to go wtih a medium to help give extra room for any swelling you may have after surgery.
  • Carol at 7/19/2016 2:42 PM
    • Bilateral knee surgery next month. Thigh measures 22 inches. Should I get the medium or large cuff?
    • We would suggest the large based on that thigh circumference.
  • Andrea at 5/10/2016 9:25 PM
    • I am using the IC version of the Cryocuff and find that the top of my knee/upper thigh area gets almost all of the cooling and not so much the left or right side. I'm recovering from ACL and meniscal tears so the outer side of my knee doesn't seem to be getting the ice it needs. Do you know if there's anything I can do to troubleshoot? Right now the cooler is level with the cuff and my leg is fully extended.
    • Make sure that the knee cuff is completely drained then before plugging the unit in hold the cooler 15 inches above the knee cuff for 30 seconds to completely fill it.
  • Niri at 2/7/2016 9:29 AM
    • My son is using the CyroCuff for his knee after An ACL surgery. How long should he have it on for. Should it be the same as ice packs 20 mins on, 20 mins off?
    • This is a question for the physician since they are the ones show prescribe cold therapy. The CryoCuff can be used for shorter or longer time periods depencing on what your physician prescribes
  • Charlie levan at 2/3/2016 1:45 PM
    • Should this be applied directly to the skin, or should you use a towel between the cuff and the skin?
    • No there should be a light barrier between the pad and your skin
  • liz at 1/19/2016 8:16 PM
    • I want to be sure this is a omelet set with the cooler
    • You will recieve the cooler, tube and knee cuff
  • Gerry G at 10/24/2015 10:52 AM
  • Brian at 8/20/2015 2:44 PM
    • I am 21.25" pre-operatively. I am having ACL surgery and given that my knee will be swollen I am wondering if you would recommend a Large or a Medium Knee CryoCuff.
    • Brian
      Go with the large to be certain
  • Michelle at 6/10/2015 4:09 PM
    • I already have the cooler and tube portion. However the knee cuff has completely deteriorated. May I order just the knee cuff that fits the cooler and tube that i already have?
    • Yes, you can order just the Aircast Cryo/Cuffs Only. Attached is the link: https://www.betterbraces.com/aircast-cryocuffs-only
  • Brenda at 5/14/2015 3:57 PM
    • Scheduled for ACL reconstruction. Pre surgery measurement 6" above patella is 18.5." Which size do you recommend. Small or med? I want to make sure I get proper compression and the ability to use during recovery and later on if needed.
    • Brenda
      The medium will work
  • Knee at 4/25/2015 10:39 AM
    • After only 4 days of intermittent usage the motor will not power on. It is Saturday morning and your product support is closed until Monday. How can I troubleshoot and fix this now rather than allow my knee to swell for 2 days?
    • Matthew
      Sorry for the late reply. If you unit is new and it no longer turns on when plugged in the unit needs to be replaced. YOu can take it back to where you received it or call DJO Customer Care at 800-336-6569
  • Misty at 10/13/2014 10:10 PM
    • Once the cuff is filled with water, how long does it remain chilled? Or if it were filled with hot water, how long does the cuff remain warmed?
    • Misty
      The cuff will stay cold for about 20-30 minutes
  • Shanti Jain at 7/12/2014 5:45 PM
    • I just had knee surgery, bought your Aircast Cryo Cuff, question, to keep it on all night for constant coldness, should the cooler be at the knee level, below or above knee level?
    • Shanti
      The cooler should be at the level of the knee or slightly higher
  • Cynthi at 7/10/2014 1:31 PM
    • With the Gravity Aircast Cryo Cuff for my knee, after filling with the water, will I be able to disconnect the hose and work, then change the water every hour or so after?
    • Yes you can do that
  • Don at 5/28/2014 11:04 AM
    • I just had a total knee replacement and I have the aircast motorized chiller. I am planning on doing a liitle travel in the car and was wondering where I can find the power supply that would work on the cigerette lighter in my car.
    • We do not have a power supply for the car. I can tell you that the current power supply uses Input: 120vlts@60hrz 18watts
      Output: 8.5v DC, and 900 mA
      Note: Output is unregulated DC. Output voltage at nominal line voltage should be 7VDC at 1.6Amps.
  • Jan at 3/27/2014 5:50 PM
    • What you recommend for a Baker cyst that leaked and caused a great deal of inflammation and pain
    • Thank you for your question. A neoprene sleeve would provide you with support and compression that may have with the inflammation and pain associated with a Baker's Cyst. A brace such as the DonJoy Performer Knee Support or the DonJoy Deluxe Open Knee Support would be appropriate.
  • Mary at 3/12/2014 8:11 PM
    • I have a patella that moves around too much. I also have mild arthritis. The orthopedist removed some fluid and injected cortisone, and I have been going to rehab. Afterwards, the therapist uses a compression + cold machine, then tapes my knee to stabilize it. However, the tape rolls up and comes off within a day or two. I still have some pain. What product(s) would you recommend? I play golf and bowl on a regular basis and want to be comfortable.
    • Mary
      Take a look at the Tru-Pull Light. https://www.betterbraces.com/donjoy-tru-pull-lite
      This brace is a light weight brace that has a lateral buttress that will pull your kneecap into the correct position and keep it tracking in it's normal pattern. This would be a better choice than the taping because you can alway adjust the tension of the pull with the straps of the brace.
  • Annmarie at 8/26/2013 7:22 PM
    • Is the cyro cuff good to wear while recovering from a MCL sprain? If so, can it be worn on elliptical machine?
    • It is great to reduce pain and swelling, it would be recommended for post exercise, not during.
  • Thomas at 8/11/2013 8:57 AM
    • I have misplaced the electrical cord that goes from the AC outlet to the top of the cooler. Is this a generic piece? where can I purchase a replacement?
    • Hello,

      We have the power supply available on betterbraces.com

      Thanks for Contacting Donjoy.
  • Chris Janowicz at 7/11/2013 10:02 AM
    • I'm getting water leakage between the hose and the cuff. Is it time to replace the hose and/or the cuff? I've got one more knee surgery scheduled for next fall. Really like the Aircast knee cuff cooler system!
    • Hello Chris,

      Give us a call so that we can determine where the leak is. We have replacement parts available online, and via the phone. Your Aircast has a 6 month warranty.


      Thanks for Contacting Donjoy.
  • Janice Attree-Smith at 5/1/2013 10:05 AM
    • My knee due to inflammation is 22 inches. What would be the best fit - the medium or the large?
    • The medium will fit and the cuff wont be loose as your swelling starts to reduce.
  • Carolyn fudge at 4/13/2013 11:21 PM
    • can you provide the insurance code to use?
    • Hello, Carolyn -

      The code is E0218.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!
  • David at 7/11/2011 3:16 PM
    • The cuff will not drain - what can prevent the cuff from draining? Tried squeezing the cuff from above but something is preventing the water from escaping. Any ideas?
    • Do you have the blue hose connected to the pad? The hose must be connected for the water to drain back into the cooler.
  • ra at 6/24/2011 1:03 PM
    • The instructions show me how to use the cuff. How do I drain the cuff after use?
    • Hey Ra,
      Take the whole thing to think sink. Then with the cooler empty, unscrew the hose from the cooler. Then make sure the Cuff is connected to the hose. Squeeze the cuff and you will force the water out of the cuff, through the hose, and into the sink.

  • Lise Lamadeleine at 5/16/2011 5:24 PM
    • How do you measure for the size.

    • Measure the circumference of the thigh, six inches above the top of the knee cap. Use that number and match it up with the sizing chart.
  • Gavan at 3/7/2011 7:06 PM
    • I have a Cryo/Cuff cooler manual version with knee cuff. The "O" ring on the tube that connects to the cuff is perished and dried and does not seal anymore. What is the size of the "O" ring to obtain a replacement, do you have replacements?
    • Gavan,
      Due to FDA regulations we are unable to give you the information on the O ring for the Cryo Cuff however; you can replace the cooler or the tube through customer care at 800-553-6019.
  • Tom at 2/10/2011 1:30 PM
    • I have the Cryo/Cuff w/Cooler for my wrist and I was wondering what's the use of the plug that comes with it?
    • It sounds like you have a Aircast Cryo/Cuff IC Motorized and Cuff Automatic Integrated Compression and Cryo Therapy System. If you have a plug, the water can be pumped rather than relying on the gravity pump aspect of the non IC systems.
  • Cheryl Caris at 11/22/2010 12:57 PM
    • How do you drain the water from the cuff?
    • Hello Cheryl,

      Here are the steps:

      1. Empty the cooler
      2. Put the empty cooler on the ground with the lid off, and squeeze the cuff so that all the water goes from the cuff and into the cooler
      3. Empty the cooler again.
      4. Repeat if needed.
  • Samantha at 10/6/2010 8:01 PM
    • Does this include the cooler with the 30 second on/off cycle? Or would there be a different type of cooler that the knee aircast goes with?
    • No this is the standard gravity unit. The Aircast Cryo/Cuff IC Motorized and Cuffs provides the integrated compression to the cuff. See the link below to direct you to the page.

  • Samantha at 10/6/2010 7:35 PM
    • Does the cuff provide cold water to the front of the knee or also to the back of the knee I can't tell from the picture.
    • The Aircast Cryo/Cuff for the knee provides total contact cold therapy. The entire cuff fills with cold water to provide maximum cold therapy to the area.
  • clau at 7/24/2010 9:33 AM
    • I have the Aircast Cryo/Cuff Cooler but missplace the cuff. Can i buy it separately? If so how much is it?
    • Yes, all the cuffs are $69.99ea besides the shoulder. The shoulder cuff is $84.99
      Follow the link below for more information:
  • Oliver at 6/9/2010 3:58 PM
    • I just had a total knee replacement done on May 18th. I heard about your Aircast Cryo Cuff and it appears there is more than 1 model to choose from for the knee. I have a lot of swelling and stiffness in my right leg. Which model do you recommend I get?
    • Either model of the Aircast Cryo/Cuff will work for your condition. One is motorized and uses a pump to pump cold water into the cuff to reduce swelling in your knee. That model is called the Aircast Cryo/Cuff IC - this model requires a prescription. The other version listed on this page is the original Aircast Cryo/Cuff that uses gravity rather than the pump. It does not require a prescription. They both do the same thing, but the motorized version is more convenient.
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