Light or Ice?

Light Therapy vs. Cryotherapy in Post-Exercise Muscle Recovery

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An upcoming article in the Journal of Sports Rehabilitation has examined the scientific evidence for the use and efficacy of cryotherapy versus photobiomodulation (PBM or Light Therapy) in post-exercise muscle recovery.

The authors concluded that all 5 studies reviewed support the use of PBM over cryotherapy for reduction of muscle damage and perceived muscle soreness (DOMS), as well as for accelerated recovery of physical performance in trained and untrained athletes.

Learn more here or attend Dr. Justin Rigby’s lecture on Wednesday, June 26th at 9:15 a.m. at the NATA Convention in Las Vegas.


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