Cryotherapy is uses cold temperature for therapeutic purposes. It is a widely used technique, in different variants in the field of Physical Therapy and Massage.
Currently, there are multiple means of application of cryotherapy, among which stand out:
Chemical ice bags
Ice massage (cryomassage)
Cold vapor spray
It depends on many factors (type of injury, severity, patient, etc.), but globally, cryotherapy is advised for the following injuries.
Reduce muscle spasms
Facilitates recovery progress
Improves mobility in affected region