Cryotherapy vs Ice Bath: Frosty Recovery Showdown

Cryotherapy vs Ice Bath: Frosty Recovery Showdown

Cryotherapy vs. Baño de hielo: Cold Showdown

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  1. Principles:
    • Utilizes extremely low temperatures, typically ranging from -110°C to -160°C.
    • Aims to trigger physiological responses, including vasoconstriction followed by vasodilation.
    • Involves exposure to cold through methods like cryo chambers, ice packs, or liquid nitrogen.
  2. Effects in Sports Recovery:
    • Promotes faster recovery by enhancing blood circulation to the affected areas.
    • Reduces muscle soreness and inflammation through vasoconstriction.
    • Temporarily numbs nerve endings, providing pain relief.
    • Slows down metabolism, aiding in controlling inflammation and promoting healing.
  3. Duration: Quick exposure, lasting around 2-5 minutos.

Baño de hielo:

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