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Heat Treatment/ Cryotherapy

Heat and cold treatments are used to alter blood flow, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and relax muscles before or after an injury. We may apply moist heat or dry heat, usually for 10-15 minutes at a time to your injury. We may apply an ice pack to areas of pain or inflammation, or may target a small, localized area with an ice massage.

The benefits of this are:

  • Reduce pain and inflammation
  • Improve muscle tone and contractibility
  • Decrease muscle spasms
  • Increase joint mobility
  • Accelerate healing process of a chronic injury/condition

For more information about Greendale Physical Therapy’s heat treatment/ Cryotherapy services, call (855) 459-5000 today!

Shrewsbury Clinic

280 Boston Turnpike
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

T: 508-753-7780
F: 508-753-7719

Worcester Clinic

120 Gold Star Boulevard
Worcester, MA 01545

T: 508-459-5000
F: 508-459-5900

Clinton Clinic

145 Church Street
Clinton, MA 01510

T: 978-598-3155
F: 978-365-5600

Marlborough Clinic

435 Lakeside Avenue
Marlborough, MA 01752

T: 508-488-4110
F: 508-485-0080

Fitchburg Clinic

28 Ashby State Road,
Fitchburg, MA 01420

T: 978-400-3690
F: 949-756-4811


766 Main Street Worcester,
MA 01610

T: 508-459-5000
F: 508-459-5900

Greendale Physical Therapy