Cryotherapy is an another modality in alleviating muscle spasms in the body. This therapy numbs painful areas as well as provide a cooling relief to affected soft tissues.
The therapy consists of applying localized cold compresses on to the skin to effectively reduce the temperature of the skin and constrict the blood vessels in the area.
If you are suffering from a muscle spasm or just recently had a soft tissue injury, cryotherapy is an excellent way to help reduce swelling and further injury in the early stages of your healing process.
This therapy is inexpensive and is something that can be done at home as well as in the office.
ICE – It helps fight inflammation which eradicates pain and that is a very good thing!!