CRYOTHERAPY BENEFITS


DIMINISHES MUSCLE SORENESS
Post-workout cryotherapy applications accelerate muscle regeneration reducing soreness 

IMPROVED ENERGY FOR BETTER WORKOUTS
Increased metabolic rate helps body burn more calories faster

EMOTIONAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL BOOSTS including alleviation of depression, anxiety, fatigue, insomnia and stress
Increase in metabolic rate causes body to work overtime resulting in a deep sleep
Post treatment endorphin rush naturally elevates mood


Cryotherapy is a safe and natural pain therapy that can be customized to a client’s needs, goals and pain issues. 
 
Cryotherapy reduces pain by eliciting the body’s “fight or flight” response, which stimulates the production of endorphins, thus decreasing the body’s perception of symptomatic pain.   

Cryotherapy can be used alone or in conjunction with pain management, physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, and massage therapy.   Combining treatment modalities enhances effectiveness and maximizes client benefits. 

Inflammation is a biological response of tissues and cells to injury and cellular damage, and acts as a protective attempt by the body to remove the injurious stimuli and to initiate the healing process.  The receptors involved in pain are also present in inflammation; their activation causes the inflammatory reaction.  These chemical signals released by damaged cells result in dilation of blood vessels, accumulation of white blood cells, warming of tissue, and swelling.   Cryotherapy combats this response by constricting the blood vessels, thus decreasing inflammation.   

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body.  Different types of collagen can be found everywhere in our body, in our tendons, heart, nails, hair, skin, gums, eyes, joints and blood vessels.  Excluding the body’s water content, proteins (molecules containing carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen) make up for about 45% of a person’s weight. Collagen makes up for about 75% of all proteins, namely 30% of “dry” body weight. This fact alone makes collagen a significant component of the human body.

As the body ages, skin begins to lose its elasticity and clarity, and muscles and joints start losing their flexibility.   As a result, less and less collagen is produced.   After the age of 30, collagen production is reduced by 1-1.5% a year with evident consequences, especially to the skin.

Lack of collagen often causes fatigue, pain and overall reduction of physical performance. Numerous age related illnesses, such as osteoarthritis, are closely related to the decreasing levels of collagen in the body.  Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) has been shown to enhance the body’s collagen production.   Clients benefit from positive effects to their skin, joints, tendons and muscles while also helping their body to keep fresh and flexible.

WBC is the only known modality which accomplishes this extraordinary response in the human body without the collateral damage caused by drugs or surgery.

Exposure to extreme cold during Cryotherapy tricks the body into thinking it’s going into hypothermia, causing it to boost it’s metabolic rate in order to maintain and increase heat production. This “hacking” of the metabolism causes the body to burn between extra calories.  Consequently Cryotherapy can enhance weight-loss.