Study: Cold-air blasts may not affect muscle pain in the long term

06/26/2013 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

A study in The American Journal of Sports Medicine found a type of cryotherapy that uses cold air does not appear to reduce muscle soreness or muscle decline. Although icing muscles is a long-standing treatment for muscle pain, researchers from the National Institute for Sports in Paris said study participants found the rapid-cooling therapy did not have an effect on pain over the long term.

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