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Cryotherapy

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Cold packs
vinyl casing filled with silica gel or sand-slurry mixture
Cold packs method of heat transmission
Conduction
Cold packs treatment temperature
0°F-10°F.
Cold packs time
10-20 minutes.
Ice packs method of heat transmission
Conduction
Ice massage
ice cylinder
Ice packs time
10-20 minutes
ice packs
crushed ice folded in moist towel
Ice massage method of heat transmission
Conduction
Ice massage time
5-10 minutes
Ice towels
towels soaked in ice slush
Ice towels method of heat transmission
Conduction
Ice towels time
10-15 minutes
Vapocoolant spray
nonflammable volatile liquid evaporates when sprayed on skin
Vapocoolant spray time
10-15 minutes
Vapocoolant spray method of heat transmission
Evaporation
Contrast baths.
alternating immersion of a body part in warm and cold water
Contrast baths time
20-30 minutes
Contrast baths method of heat transmission
Conduction
contrast bath treatment temperature
Hot water - 100°F - 110°F / 37.7 - 43.3°C
Cold water - 55°F - 65°F / 12.7 - 18.3°C
hunting reaction
cyclic vasoconstriction and vasodilation following prolonged cold exposure
cardiac output
increases
metabolic rate
decreases
pulse rate
decreases
respiratory rate
decreases
vasodilation
decreases
blood pressure
arterial increases
venous decreases
blood to internal organs
increases
stroke volume
increases