SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Missouri State is investigating after two mens basketball players were injured following a low-temperature cryotherapy treatment.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Reggie Scurry and Abdul Fofana developed foot blisters after last weeks treatment. Bears coach Paul Lusk said Friday that the injuries are rather serious but nothing long-term. He said the two would probably be out for a couple of weeks.
The entire Missouri State mens basketball team and members of the womens basketball team went through whole-body cryotherapy treatment, which involves cooling the body using liquid nitrogen. Its used to improve recovery and reduce soreness after workouts.
Missouri State athletic director Kyle Moats says the school wont consider doing it again after last weeks results. He says the school is trying to find out what happened.
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