Effect of Whole Body Cryotherapy with Spinal Decompression on Cervical Disc Herniation by Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging

  title={Effect of Whole Body Cryotherapy with Spinal Decompression on Cervical Disc Herniation by Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging},
  author={Won-tae Gong and Sang-Yeol Ma and Hyo-Lyun Ro},
  journal={Journal of Physical Therapy Science},
[Purpose] This study investigated the effects and safety of whole body cryotherapy (WBC) and spinal decompression on the pain, cervical function, and body surface temperature of cervical herniated nucleus pulposus (C-HNP) patients. [Subjects] The subjects were 20 patients (6 males and 14 females) with cervical disc herniation (C5-6) who visited Hospital S in Daejeon, Korea. [Methods] Treatment Group 1 (3 males and 7 females) received interference current therapy, ultrasonic therapy, spinal… 

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