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Local Cryotherapy

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If you have ongoing pain brought on by an injury or inflammation, holistic solutions to help you recover quickly are within reach. At Rescu Wellness in Scarsdale, New York, and Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, skilled physician Rondalph Taylor, MD, and his team offer local cryotherapy to reduce discomfort and speed up tissue regeneration. Call the Rescu Wellness office today to learn more or use the online booking feature.

What is local cryotherapy?

Local cryotherapy is an all-natural pain-relieving solution for injuries, painful diseases, and inflammation. It applies cold treatments to targeted areas of your body to enhance its natural healing ability. Cryotherapy can reduce pain in your:

  • Knees
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Face
  • Elbows
  • Ankles
  • Hips
  • Other joints

You might benefit from local cryotherapy applied to several areas of your body so that you recover as quickly as possible and stay active without pain.

What are the benefits of local cryotherapy?

The benefits of cryotherapy include:

  • Reduced muscle tension
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Faster healing
  • Less pain
  • Reduced muscle spasms
  • Improvements in joint mobility
  • Less muscle fatigue
  • Quicker return to sports training

Choosing cryotherapy at Rescu Wellness reduces the need to take pain medicine or undergo invasive procedures. The treatment is holistic and natural, and it offers outstanding results.

Who needs local cryotherapy?

Local cryotherapy is often helpful if you have arthritis, other inflammatory conditions, a sports injury, or other causes of ongoing pain. Athletes use it to prevent injuries or improve healing.

To determine which recovery treatment is best for you, a Resu Wellness specialist reviews your symptoms, discusses your medical history, and completes a physical exam. You might need blood tests and an MRI, CT scan, or another imaging procedure to diagnose your condition.

What should I expect during the procedure?

During local cryotherapy, the Rescu Wellness team uses a hand-held device to apply cold temperatures to your skin in painful or inflamed parts of your body. Many patients find the procedure relaxing, as you can rest in a comfortable, reclining chair during the treatment.

However, you can expect to feel localized cold in the treatment areas. Each treatment lasts just 5-10 minutes, and there’s no downtime afterward.

What happens after local cryotherapy?

After a local cryotherapy procedure, your body might feel better immediately, with continued improvements in your muscles and joints appearing over time. Repeating local cryotherapy sessions with your Rescu Wellness specialist usually offers the most effe

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