Cryotherapy is the use of low temperature to treat a variety of malignant tissue related issues. They are good to treat disorders like moles, skin tags, and warts. The whole body therapy can treat muscle soreness, depression, and aging.
What is Cryo?
Cryo means cold, and the therapy is used to cure skin related conditions. The therapy was developed in 1978 in Japan to treat rheumatoid arthritis and due to wonderful result; this is now followed in the US. In this therapy, liquid nitrogen is used to make the cold, but a person will not be in a direct contact with the gas.
What does it do to your body?
In a whole body therapy, the person has to stand in a chamber, and the air will chill by liquid nitrogen by bringing the temperature down to minimum minus 300 degrees Fahrenheit. You have to wear a protective bath suit, socks, gloves, and ear and mouth gear to protect against frostbite before you enter the chamber. The person will remain in the chamber up to 3 minutes.
The skin of a person shouldn’t touch the side of a chamber during the therapy because it can be frost burned. The temperature will cool the surface of the chamber by pushing blood and oxygen into your system.
When your body returns to room temperature your blood vessels will expand; this will promote healing. You can feel the relief in pain due to the release of endorphins in your body. Cryotherapy spa is proven to decrease the pain caused due to a migraine. Some other benefits include a reduction in insomnia, stress, swelling, inflammation, joint and muscle pain.
There is a number of Cryo Spas in Houston that offer whole body therapy. Evidence has proven that cooling the body of athletes can help them to play better with great intensity and helps to recover quickly. People who have performed this therapy has experienced increased heart rate and breathing rate.
Does the therapy help?
From one session of the therapy, you can feel the difference, but it is most effective if performed regularly. Some athletes use this therapy twice a day. Yes, the therapy can treat a number of disorders.
- They are good to treat mood disorder – The cold temperature can cause a physiological, hormonal response which will help to release adrenaline, endorphins and noradrenaline. This can treat mood disorders like anxiety and depression
- Treat chronic inflammatory skin disease – A person having symptoms of dry and itchy skin can benefit with this therapy. They improve anti-oxidant level in blood and can reduce inflammation.
- Prevents Alzheimer’s disease – The whole body therapy can prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s. The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effect of therapy can combat the oxidative stress responses that occur Alzheimer’s.
The three minutes of cold freezing treatment worth and the therapy improves your sleep and motion of a various part of your body. A four-session of therapy can provide great relief to pain. You will become more energized after Cryotherapy.