Whole Body Cryo

Understanding Inflammation

2017-05-19T13:47:11+00:00

Recovery after an intense physical activity is often accompanied by pain, swelling and decreased ability to move. The symptoms are a part of the injury-response of the body, called inflammation. Although it is considered to be of evolutionary importance, prolonged inflammation can cause unwanted problems, especially when on a strict training schedule. Decreasing it [...]

Understanding Inflammation 2017-05-19T13:47:11+00:00

Cryotherapy

2017-05-19T13:53:54+00:00

THE WORD “CRYOTHERAPY” ORIGINATES FROM THE GREEK WORDS: “CRYO”-COLD AND “THERAPIA”-CURE. IT IS A CURATIVE HEALTH TREATMENT INVOLVING EXTREMELY LOW TEMPERATURES (BELOW -130C/-266F). Whole Body Cryotherapy was developed by Dr. Yamaguchi in 1978. He treated patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with short periods of exposure to below freezing temperatures. These procedures had favorable results [...]

Cryotherapy 2017-05-19T13:53:54+00:00

An icy way to induce healing?

2017-05-19T16:29:36+00:00

What to expect: You arrived at a simple office where the receptionist has us fill out a waiver form. You then basically stripped down naked, grabbed a white robe, gloves, socks and boots, put them on and headed to a room with what looks like a stand-up silver shower stall, which is a pretty [...]

An icy way to induce healing? 2017-05-19T16:29:36+00:00

6 Benefits of Cryotherapy

2017-05-19T16:33:17+00:00

Sid Frost, owner of Alpha Cryo, described his first cryotherapy session as a scene from a science fiction movie. Sid was told to strip down and was given socks, shoes, and gloves. The cryotherapy chamber, which looks similar to a stand-up tanning booth, was towering in the middle of a room. After he stepped [...]

6 Benefits of Cryotherapy 2017-05-19T16:33:17+00:00