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The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.
(Medicine) medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
cry•o•ther•a•py(ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi)
medical treatment by means of applications of cold.
a method of treatment involving applications of cold. Also crymotherapy.See also: Remedies
n. crioterapia, tratamiento terapéutico por aplicación de frío local o general.