Cryotherapy

Ice Cube Cryotherapy Reduces Local Anesthetic Injection Pain

Ice Cube Cryotherapy Reduces Local Anesthetic Injection Pain

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Ice-cube cryotherapy prior to subcutaneous local anesthetic injection reduced pain in patients undergoing repair for simple lacerations.

Cryotherapy May Prevent Symptoms of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Cryotherapy May Prevent Symptoms of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

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, Acupuncture May Decrease Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Electrotherapy, Acupuncture May Decrease Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Electrotherapy and acupuncture were both found to reduce and delay opioid consumption after total knee arthroplasty.

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