Study finds Cryotherapy to improve rehabilitation of AC Shoulder injury

A study published by scientists at Masan University’s Department of Physical Therapy in South Korea has concluded that Whole Body Cryotherapy effectively improves recovery of patients with adhesive capsulitis (AC) of the shoulder.

The randomized trial study tested two groups of patients with the shoulder inflammation condition, of which one group received Whole Body Cryotherapy and the other did not. The results found that the Whole Body Cryotherapy treated patients saw an increase in range of motion of flexion, abduction, internal rotation, and external rotation of the shoulder, as well as decreased pain & discomfort.