cryotherapy

noun
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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Flotation takes longer, but cryotherapy might just take 15 minutes. Michael Walsh, courant.com, "Avon Wellness Center Offers Flotation Therapy, Cryotherapy," 17 June 2019 Downstairs will be a 25,000-square-foot spa treatment facility with access to multiple pools of varying therapeutic temperatures, cryotherapy chambers and an infrared sauna. Howie Kahn, WSJ, "The Hotel Where You’ll Be ‘Sleep-Coached’ Into Bed," 27 Mar. 2019 Three years ago, a woman died during an after-hours solo session at a cryotherapy spa in Las Vegas. Jacqueline Detwiler, Popular Mechanics, "I Hacked My Body So You Don't Have To," 25 June 2018 The space includes eight state-of-the-art rooms, an I.V. infusion suite, nutritional consultations, two types of cryotherapy, collagen beds, as well as various laser and other related devices. Sunhee Grinnell, Vanities, "A Wellness Destination in New York, Brought to You by NYDG," 29 June 2018 The newest toy at Lanserhof is the cryotherapy chamber, the theoretical benefits of which include reducing inflammation and joint pain. Jamie Rosen, Town & Country, "The Alpine Spa Where Billionaires and Hollywood Royalty Go to Detox," 11 Apr. 2017 The Royals had to buy an extra-tall cryotherapy chamber so the 6-foot-10 Young could fit inside. Lee Judge Special To The Star, kansascity, "Cold truth about cryotherapy: Holy %#*&, the longest three minutes of my life | The Kansas City Star," 24 Apr. 2018 Win or lose, Cubs players had it pretty good back then, even with a cramped clubhouse, a small dugout and no cryotherapy room or float pods to relax in. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, "Psychobabble could be the answer for the Cubs — or not," 7 May 2018 In any case, apparently cryotherapy fights inflammation, reduces chronic pain and deepens your sleep. Lee Judge Special To The Star, kansascity, "Cold truth about cryotherapy: Holy %#*&, the longest three minutes of my life | The Kansas City Star," 24 Apr. 2018

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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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cryotherapy

noun
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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