Sleppy Chiropractic Family Wellness Center

Opening Hours : M: 9AM - 7PM; W: 9AM - 7PM; Th: 1PM - 7PM; F: 9AM - 1PM
  Contact : (724) 357-9030

Cryotherapy describes the application of ice compresses to reduce the temperature of injured tissues. Cryotherapy works by cooling and constricting blood vessels, numbing painful areas, and helping relax muscle spasms. Cold temperatures reduce nerve transmission of painful symptoms and provide temporary relief. Cooling affected tissues is effective in reducing and preventing post-traumatic swelling and inflammation. Local cooling should be applied several times a day during the initial stages of an injury.