Immersing the body in a CryoAction whole body cryotherapy chamber, containing super-cooled air, brings about tremendous benefits to our wellbeing.
Exposing our skin to these temperatures, brings about a series of physiological reactions, that help the body to repair, recover and reinvigorate.
A drug-free intervention, cryotherapy offers so much to enable sufferers of particular ailments to receive relief, athletes to perform at their optimum levels for longer, and help promote wellbeing through relaxation and stress relief.
The cold is a natural pain suppressant, meaning cryotherapy can provide pain relief to those who need it.
Cryotherapy reduces inflammation. This key factor provides the capability for other therapies such as physiotherapy to counteract the progression of soft tissue injuries and to speed up the recovery process.
Cryotherapy can enhance the immune system to counteract viruses and other forms of illnesses. Skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis can be effectively treated using cryotherapy and the fluid shunting that takes places enhances blood circulation.
Sleep quality is enhanced using cryotherapy regularly, with positive effects on focus, attention, concentration, mood and overall mental health. The restorative power of sleep is supercharged using cryotherapy.
Cryotherapy drives major benefits in beauty & skincare, with the production of collagen in the skin, enhancing an anti-aging skincare program. Smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles, cryotherapy helps to increase the impact and other beauty treatments such as cellulite reduction and spot treatments.
Cryotherapy can enhance a weight reduction programme by boosting the metabolic rate. As the body counteracts the cold treatment, it turns to white “bad” fat to burn as energy to generate heat. This effect carries on after leaving the chamber.
Cryotherapy is a skin level treatment and the sudden change in skin temperature forces the body to react. Therefore, it is beneficial to have as much skin exposed as possible. For men, they should wear all the above and the option of a loose-fitting top. For women, a t-shirt, gym top or sports bra would suffice.
It is vitally important that all participants should be completely dry and should not be wearing any jewellery.