There are many ways to manage pain, from taking prescription medications to regular ibuprofen tablets. However, medicine has its own side effects; hence certain medical conditions require alternative pain management. One method is to use a brace, which restricts joint movement and aids in pain relief for ailments such as ACL, MCL, or arthritis (osteoporosis). Cold or hot therapies are a great way to reduce pain from injuries relating to sport or surgery recovery. Your medical professional recommends devices, such as cryotherapy, to help recover from joint pain.