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Chapter-09 Cryotherapy

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Electrotherapy

Author
1. Singh Jagmohan
ISBN
9788180613845
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10909_9
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2005
Pages
7
Author Affiliations
1. Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Patiala, Punjab, India, Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura, Patiala, Punjab, India, College of Physiotherapy, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences, MUKTSAR (Punjab) India, Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Dist. Patiala (Punjab), India
Chapter keywords
Cryotherapy, Effects on nervous system and neural tissues, Treatment of acute trauma, Treatment of subacute injury, Thermal conductivity of the tissues, Ice massage, Ice towels, Immersion in cold or cold whirlpool, Ice packs or cold packs, Evaporative cooling or vapocoolant sprays, Excitatory cold, Ankle sprain, Muscle contusion or haematoma

Abstract

This chapter covers the Cryotherapy. Methods of applications, Indications for use, Physiological effects, Therapeutic effects, Dangers and contraindications have been explained in details.

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