cryotherapy


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cry·o·ther·a·py

 (krī′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.
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cryotherapy

(ˌkraɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) or

crymotherapy

n
(Medicine) medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
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cry•o•ther•a•py

(ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
medical treatment by means of applications of cold.
[1925–30]
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cryotherapy

a method of treatment involving applications of cold. Also crymotherapy.
See also: Remedies
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Translations

cry·o·ther·a·py

n. crioterapia, tratamiento terapéutico por aplicación de frío local o general.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cryotherapy

n crioterapia
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Patients with impaired sensation, hypersensitivity to cold, and impaired circulation, as well as patients with angina pectoris, all of which are considered contraindications for cryotherapy, were excluded from the study.
Medical treatments like whole body cryotherapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy have become almost mainstream with celebrity evangelists such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Madonna.
To complement the outlay of at least PS35m worth of playing talent this summer, the club have installed a cryotherapy unit from industry leaders, CryoAction.
Cryotherapy can help optimize the burning of body fat by increasing brown adipose fat.
NICKY MACKAY will enter a cryotherapy ice chamber next week to step up his recovery from the broken leg suffered in a bizarre accident at Chelmsford in March.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Whole-body cryotherapy led to significant improvements in memory and significant but less durable reductions in depressive symptoms among older patients with mild cognitive impairment in a small, uncontrolled trial.
LEICESTER CITY are considering whether to install a cryotherapy chamber in their dressing-room at the King Power Stadium.
Foxes skipper Wes Morgan and Robert Huth emerge from the cryotherapy chamber
The answer, we can tell you, is because of a special cryotherapy chamber installed at Leicester's training headquarters by a Welsh company.
Ian Saunders and David Morris run Cryoaction, a firm which helps bring cryotherapy treatment to elite sports organisations.
Cryotherapy is a biotechnological method used to eliminate pathogens from infected clonal plant materials and it is based on cryopreservation using vitrification techniques, in which the biological material is exposed to liquid nitrogen (LN) at--196 [degrees]C for a period.