Ice-cube cryotherapy prior to subcutaneous local anesthetic injection reduced pain in patients undergoing repair for simple lacerations.
A recent study evaluated the efficacy of cryotherapy for chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy; study participants wore frozen gloves and socks on the dominant side for 90 minutes, including the entire duration of drug infusion.
Electrotherapy and acupuncture were both found to reduce and delay opioid consumption after total knee arthroplasty.
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