cryotherapy - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the use of very cold temperatures in medical treatment or therapy, for example to help people recover from injury more quickly

    Originating in Japan in the 1880s kriotherapy, or cryotherapy, in its modern form was introduced with the invention of the cryogenic therapy chamber in 1972.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/07/2011