Cryotherapy is based on the effects of very cold temperatures when applied to certain areas of the body. A Cryo cold pack, is a special gel in plastic that has been frozen in the deep freeze of a refrigerator. The advantage of this cold Cryo gel is that it retains its coldness over a long period of time. To protect the skin from burning, this plastic Cryo gel pack is put in a cotton bag before being applied to the area of treatment. The Cryo pack, wrapped in cotton is then pressed to the injured area for up to 20 minutes or as prescribed by the doctor. The cold from the pack reduces inflammation, relaxes and helps relieve pain.
Type: Medical, Medical wellness Purpose: re-energizing
Duration of treatment: 15-20 minutes
Doctor's prescription: required