Administration and exogenous heat subtraction to activate the biological effects that have an advantage in the rehabilitation program. Cryotherapy recommended in the acute phases and in combination with other methods during the later stages of rehabilitation.
Contrast therapy particularly useful in the treatment of pain and hematomas.
The combination of controlled low and high temperature phases produces important effects on the peripheral circulation and pain, facilitating the ideal assumption of active mobilization exercise. The effects of vasoconstriction, analgesia, ther reduction of oedema and muscle contracture facilitate the treatment of haematomas, sprains, contusions and muscular spasm.