Cold therapy

Cold therapy

Cryotherapy Cold Therapy

Cold therapy or Cryotherapy is a popular treatment method for sports injuries. In particular, the PRICE principles of PROTECTION, REST, ICE, COMPRESSION & ELEVATION are often important emergency first aid treatment. On this page: Cold therapy PRICE principles Contraindications of cold therapy Should I apply hot or cold? Heat therapy Benefits of Cryotherapy Methods of …

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Cold Therapy P.R.I.C.E. Principles

Cold therapy (cryotherapy) is the application of ice or cold packs to treat sports and soft tissue injuries. When damage occurs to soft tissue, such as when muscle tears, blood vessels may rupture within the muscle and the injury site begins to bleed internally. What is the PRICE principle? The P.R.I.C.E. principle involves all the …

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