cryo·​ther·​a·​py | \ ˌkrī-ō-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce cryotherapy (audio) \

Definition of cryotherapy

: the therapeutic use of cold especially : cryosurgery

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Recent Examples on the Web Prices start at $40 for 30 minutes in the anti-gravity massage chair or hydro-massage chair, $50 for 30 minutes in the lymphatic compression massage chair, $65 for 40 minutes in the infrared sauna pod and $65 for a full-body cryotherapy session. Allana Haynes,, "New business brings ‘touch-free’ spa technology to downtown Towson," 1 Mar. 2021 Beyond these activities, Scott runs MICEOFFERS, a deals site for the meetings industry, and Lokkima, which rents cryotherapy machines to hotels and spas. Elaine Pofeldt, Forbes, "Three Ways To Monetize A Podcast: A Pro’s Tips," 1 Mar. 2021 The small, handheld device can be customized with an app to add heat, cryotherapy, vibrations, and LED lights to your otherwise basic skincare routine. Medea Giordano, Wired, "The Best Black Friday Deals on Health, Beauty, and Sex Tech," 27 Nov. 2020 Take the plunge in ice water: Although some pro athletes have sworn by its recovery properties for many years, cold water immersion therapy, also known as cryotherapy, has recently gained mainstream popularity. Dana Santas, CNN, "Why recovery is the key to effective exercise: How to reboot your workout routine," 31 Aug. 2020 Services include neurotoxin injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels, medical grade skin care, microneedling, aqua facials, cryotherapy, IV infusions, B12 injections, and dermaplaning. Bob Bong,, "Comings & Goings: Seasonal Halloween stores popping up throughout the Southland," 15 Sep. 2020 However, with some modalities, like cryotherapy, research is emerging. Dana Santas, CNN, "Why recovery is the key to effective exercise: How to reboot your workout routine," 31 Aug. 2020 The daily routine includes treatments and different forms of cryotherapy to help muscles recover. Angel Franco, Dallas News, "Life in ‘The Wubble’ can be a roller coaster, and the Dallas Wings are feeling the physical and mental challenges," 13 Aug. 2020 Steam rooms, saunas, cold tubs and cryotherapy chambers will remain off limits. oregonlive, "Portland Trail Blazers, Timbers resume voluntary workouts, nudging sports a small step toward normalcy during coronavirus crisis," 8 May 2020

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First Known Use of cryotherapy

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryotherapy

cryo- + therapy (probably after French cryothérapie or German Kryotherapie)

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The first known use of cryotherapy was in 1926

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14 Mar 2021

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“Cryotherapy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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cryo·​ther·​a·​py | \ -ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce cryotherapy (audio) \
plural cryotherapies

Medical Definition of cryotherapy

: the therapeutic use of cold especially : cryosurgery

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