Q : Can I catch a cold using Whole Body Cryotherapy?

1/1/2015
No. The therapy stimulates your immune system to actually help fight the severity and frequency of colds.

Q : How long does it take? Is a shower necessary?

1/1/2015
Your session can last anywhere from 1.5 to 3 minutes depending on your tolerance. No shower is needed. It is a completely dry process leaving your dry after your session. Come in for a session while out and about, on your lunch break, or at...

Q : How many sessions do I need to see optimal results?

1/1/2015
You should aim for 5 to 10 sessions in close succession depending on what your condition management/goals that you are trying to achieve. Changes in skin and weight loss will take longer requiring a series of treatments. A maintenance program of...

Q : How will I feel immediately after my session?

1/1/2015
You will feel refreshed and renewed. The hormones (endorphins) that make you feel good and energetic are released during your session. With some conditions, clients may feel immediate relief while some other conditions may take days or...

Q : Is exercise recommended after my session?

1/1/2015
Yes. Cryotherapy is a better cold treatment modality than ice therapy (longer recovery time before activity, leaving tissues and muscles stiff). We suggest a light walk or exercise (5-10 minutes) after your session to help your blood vessels...

Q : Is it dangerous?

1/1/2015
No. The liquid nitrogen does not make contact with your skin. It’s the same nitrogen that is in our atmosphere. The air we breathe is composed of 16 % oxygen, 1 % hydrogen, 78 % nitrogen and 5 % other elements. Your head is above the chamber and you

Q : May I still have a cryotherapy session if I am claustrophobic?

1/1/2015
Yes, the design of the octagon chamber allows your head to be free above the upper rim of the chamber. The door is never locked for quick and easy exit at anytime. You are able to see your technician at all times and we try to keep you...

Q : What are the risks?

1/1/2015
Cryotherapy is well-tolerated with minimal risks: Fluctuation in blood pressure by up to 10 points (systolic) which reverses upon exit of the chamber, allergic reaction to cold (rare), activation of some viral conditions (cold sores)...

Q : Who should NOT use cryotherapy?

1/1/2015
People with Untreated Hypertension, Heart Attack within previous 6 months, Decompensating Diseases (edema) of the cardiovascular and respiratory system, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Chronic Liver Disease, Unstable Angina Pectoris...