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M super cold & heat


angle of incidence the angle at which a beam(eg from an infrared lamp) contacts the skin
cold-induced vasodilation (CIVD) the dilation of blood vessels that occurs after cold is applied for a prolonged time or after tissue temp reaches less than 10 degrees C. Also know as the hunting response
controlled cold compression alternate pumping of cold water and air into a sleeve wrapped around a patient's limb; used most commonly to control pain and edema immediately after surgery
cryokinetics a technique that combines the use of cold and exercise
cryostretch the application of a cooling agent before stretching
delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) soreness that often occurs 24 to 72 hours after eccentric exercise or unaccustomed training levels. DOMS probably is caused by inflammation as a result of tiny muscle tears
edema swelling resulting from an accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space
protein denaturation breakdown of proteins that permanently alters their biological activity; it can be caused by excessive heat
quick icing the rapid application of ice as a stimulus to elicit desired motor patterns in patients with reduced muscle tone or impaired muscle control
RICE an acronym for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. RICE is used to decrease edema formation and inflammation after an acute injury
spasticity muscle hypertonicity and increased deep tendon reflexes
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