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What is the future of using whole body cryostimulation (WBC) in medicine ?

Number: pap. n. 1864



Currently, people are living longer and healthier than in the past and therefore, the prevention of illnesses is playing an ever-larger part in medicine. Intervention to protect people from long-term diseases is crucial topic in current medicine. Although a decline in quality of life and health status of older people might seem normal, there is an ongoing debate about where healthy ageing ends and disease begins. The idea of maintaining people's wellbeing rather than reacting to the symptoms is a key point of preventive medicine. The rehabilitation in the future should be definitely oriented towards new priorities and re-organization to meet demands of the growing population of neurological patients. New health policy should be implemented immediately in order to develop modern neuro-rehabilitation medicine. Whole-body cryostimulation (WBC), is becoming more and more popular not only in sports but also in clinical applications. Therefore, the aim of this presentation was to review the current state of knowledge about potential using WBC in medicine.

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  • Original title: What is the future of using whole body cryostimulation (WBC) in medicine ?
  • Record ID : 30025903
  • Languages: English
  • Source: Proceedings of the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration: Montréal , Canada, August 24-30, 2019.
  • Publication date: 2019/08/24
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18462/iir.icr.2019.1864


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