Cryotherapy is the practice of using cold temperatures to support healing and wellness and dates back to ancient civilizations. Whole body cryotherapy is the modern application and stimulates the same rejuvenating and recovery benefits at a whole new level of cold in just 3 minutes.
2) Is it like an Ice Bath?
Whole body cryotherapy is like an ice bath in that is is a cold therapy. There are key differences. A whole body cryotherapy session is a maximum of 3 minutes and an ice bath is a maximum of 20 minutes. Cryotherapy is a dry, painless cold and an ice bath, at a minimum, is uncomfortable. Whole body cryotherapy cold only penetrates the top layers of the skin; an ice bath penetrates the muscles and joints which introduces the potential for tissue damage and the potential to lower the body’s core temperature. Whole body cryotherapy cold dissipates quickly; ice bath cold dissipates gradually.
3) Why do people use whole body Cryotherapy?
People use whole body cryotherapy to compliment health and wellness initiatives.
4) What do I wear during a cryotherapy session?
During a cryotherapy session a participant wears dry thermal socks, thermal gloves, cryo boots and undergarments.
5) How will I feel during a cryotherapy session?
During the cryotherapy session participants feel an extreme dry cold on the surface of their skin. Some participants may even shiver.
6) How will I feel after the cryotherapy session?
After the session, participants report a sense of invigoration and euphoria.
7) How often can I have a cryotherapy session?
Cryotherapy can be as frequent as daily and many find the daily routine provides the most consistent results.