Putting the big chill on cryotherapy

There’s no evidence yet showing that exposure to extreme cold eases muscle soreness after exercise


COOLING OFF  A few minutes in a cryotherapy cabin can chill the muscles and skin, but whether the treatment is effective for easing muscle soreness remains unclear. 

Philippe Garo/Science Source

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Health & Medicine

From the Nature Index

Paid Content