Cryotherapy can reduce swelling, which is tied to pain. It may also reduce sensitivity to pain. Cryotherapy may be particularly effective when you are managing pain with swelling, especially around a joint or tendon. Cryotherapy can be applied in various ways, including icepacks, coolant sprays, ice massage, and whirlpools, or ice baths.
Cryotherapy for pain relief may be used for:

  1. Runner’s knee
  2. Tendonitis
  3. Sprains
  4. Arthritis pain
  5. Pain and swelling after a hip or knee replacement
  6. To treat pain or swelling under a cast or a splint
  7. Lower back pain

The benefits of applying ice include:

  1. It lowers your skin temperature.
  2. It reduces the nerve activity.
  3. It reduces pain and swelling.

If you have any questions about our services, please contact us today at (203) 853-6130 (Norwalk) or (203) 994-6979 (Monroe).