The Recovery Pump is old tech. It's fine for what it is. But it's certainly NOT a competitor the NormaTec.
Keep in mind that the Recovery Pump was a purpose built CONSUMER product. The NormaTec MVP is a commercial (sort of) version that's a derivative of a DME product designed exclusively for rehabilitative medicine.
Spend some time reading about how each product actually works. The difference is clear. Then just make your own decision.
Doesn't matter to me which you choose. Just want to be clear on what the actual facts are in each case.
EDIT: one thing I forgot to add - the NormaTec "holds" the two (or one if it's the ankle pulsing or none if it's the foot) cells below the currently pulsing cell to avoid pushing fluid down into the leg (as opposed to back to the heart). So that's an important distinction from what Michael explained about the NormaTec pulsing only one cell at a time...
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