What Even Is Cryotherapy and Is It Legit?

The term "cryotherapy" refers to any cold therapy, so simply icing your knee with a bag of frozen peas counts. But whole-body cryotherapy (WBC), the current wellness trend of choice, involves stripping down to your skivvies and spending three…

What is cryotherapy and what are the benefits of the -200 degree chamber?

CRYOTHERAPY is a medical technique which uses cold temperatures for health benefits. It is sometimes referred to as cryosurgery, cryozone, cryoablation or cryosauna and uses a cryo-chamber. What is cryotherapy? Cryotherapy involves the application…

Freeze Away Inflammation with Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy has been around in one form or another for ages: exposure to frigid air, cold-water immersion, or just applying ice to sore muscles. The ancient Romans would take plunges in frigidarium baths and the Nords would crack open icy…

Cryotherapy: Freeze your way to better health?

NEW YORK -- If you think it's cold outside now, how about enduring temperatures that are hundreds of degrees below zero -- by choice? As CBS New York reports, more and more people are venturing to into the "frozen zone" for health and beauty. "Everyone's…

Cold truth about cryotherapy: Holy %#*&, the longest three minutes of my life

In order to show fans what big-league players go through, I’ve been hit by a 92 mph pitch, put on catcher’s gear and blocked pitches in the dirt, and had my hair cut by Eric Hosmer’s barber — basically, anything for a laugh. So when…

Subjective evaluation of the effectiveness of whole-body cryotherapy in patients with osteoarthritis.

OBJECTIVES: One of the treatments for osteoarthritis (OA) is whole-body cryotherapy (WBC). The aim of this study is to assess the effect of whole-body cryolherapy on the clinical status of patients with osteoarthritis (OA), according to their…

Muscular disorders associated with ankylosing spondylitis and their correction with the help of whole body cryotherapy

AIM: The objective of the present study was to evaluate the possibilities for the correction of muscular disorders associated with ankylosing spondylitis and their correction with the help of whole body cryotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The…

Whole-body cryotherapy's enhancement of acute recovery of running performance in well-trained athletes

PURPOSE: To examine the effects of a whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) protocol (3 min at -110°C) on acute recovery and key variables of endurance performance during high-intensity intermittent exercise in a thermoneutral environment. METHODS:…

Effect of cryotherapy on the lumbar spine in elderly men with back pain

Whole-body cryotherapy (ivi1I3C) is a procedure which is more and more often successfully applied in medicine. Used in physiotherapy programs improves the efficiency of physiotherapeutic exercises applied in different aliments The aim of the…

You can actually Improve Energy with Cryotherapy

1. Environmental Fluctuations The body’s response to the extreme cold felt during a whole body Cryotherapy session is to constrict muscles and increase blood flow and what follows is a chain reaction of effects that ensure you Improve Sleep…