use of low temperatures in medical therapy
Cryotherapy is using a freezing chamber (usually -110 degrees) to help muscles recover. Cyrotherapy is said to multiple applications. The word "Cryo" comes from Greek language, which means icy or cold. Cryotherapy is a procedure that exposes the body to temperatures colder than -200 degrees for about 3 minutes. The practice is said to have originated in Japan in late 1970s when a Japanese rheumatologist used cold temperatures to treat his patients painful joints. Cryotherapy is also used to treat cancer, wherein, extreme cold temperatures destroy cancer cells which is made due to cryotherapy chambers.
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- ↑ Annie Negrin MD (2016-11-29). "The Cryotherapy Revolution Has Arrived!". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
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