Changes of Achilles Midportion Tendon Microcirculation after Repetitive Simultaneous Cryotherapy and Compression Using a Cryo/Cuff

@article{Knobloch2006ChangesOA,
  title={Changes of Achilles Midportion Tendon Microcirculation after Repetitive Simultaneous Cryotherapy and Compression Using a Cryo/Cuff},
  author={Karsten Knobloch and Ruth Grasemann and Michael Jagodzinski and Martinus Richter and Johannes Zeichen and Christian Krettek},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={1953 - 1959}
}
Background Cryotherapy and compression have been shown to decrease pain and improve function. The dosage and timing of these options remain unclear. Purpose To examine the effects of a standardized compression and cryotherapy device (Cryo/Cuff) on midportion Achilles tendon microcirculation during intermittent administration. Study Design Descriptive laboratory study. Methods Twenty-six subjects were included (13 men and 13 women; age, 32.3 ± 12 years; body mass index, 25.4 ± 5 kg/m2). Each… 

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