Soft Tissue Thermodynamics Before, During, and After Cold Pack Therapy

FranHSoft Tissue Thermodynamics Before, During, and After Cold Pack Therapy

This study examines the effects of icing periods to determine minimum cooling time for a measurable & consistent decrease in bone metabolism & blood flow in the knee.

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 34(1):45-50, Jan. 2002.

MEDICINE & SCIENCE IN SPORTS & EXERCISE

ENWEMEKA, CHUKUKA S.; ALLEN, CHRIS; AVILA, PATRICK; BINA, JASON; KONRADE, JASON; MUNNS, STEPHEN

Cold pack therapy produces significant temperature falls in cutaneous and subcutaneous superficial tissues directly changing the temperature of tissue at more than 2.0 cm below the skin.

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Jill Lohmann is a Director of Operations for Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers and a certified physical therapist. Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers is a physical therapist owned and operated rehabilitation company with a network of 170 outpatient rehabilitation centers located throughout the Midwest, Arizona and Georgia.

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