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Br J Sports Med. 2007 June; 41(6): 369.
PMCID: PMC2465312


Cryotherapy is often used in the treatment of sports injuries. The paper presented demonstrates that the mode of action of cryotherapy is likely to be related to the diminishing of nerve conductance velocity. This findi]ng is of great significance to those treating soft‐tissue injuries and may also influence decisions relating to return to play after the use of this treatment modality.

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