Cryotherapy is the practice of using cold temperatures to promote natural healing and wellness.
Reaching temperatures as low as -120 Celsius (-184ºF), whole body cryotherapy is a fast and effective alternative to traditional ice baths.
cryo.lab can be utilised for chronic pain management, workout recovery, mental well-being and weight management.
What to expect during your treatment
During your cryotherapy treatment your skin will be exposed to below zero temperatures. This process assists your body to speed up recovery, reduce pain and inflammation, boost metabolism and reduce stress levels.
In just three minutes expect to feel refreshed, focused and energetic.
Cryotherapy treatment supports natural healing and wellness through the practise of utilising cold temperatures to promote anti-inflammatory properties within the body.
Cryotherapy benefits include:
Faster Muscle Recovery
Cryotherapy treatment aids in muscle recovery by increasing the metabolic rate in the cells.
Reduce Pain and Fatigue
Cryotherapy has been proven to decrease pain by reducing the pain signals sent to the brain. Norepinephrine levels are also increased after cold immersion.
Decrease in Inflammation
Many medical conditions including arthritis, inflammatory disorders and chronic conditions, can also be improved with Whole Body Cryotherapy.
Cryotherapy saunas have assisted users in weight loss. It tells the brain to pump additional blood to heat up your organs. Increasing your metabolic rate.
Increase Athletic Performance
A three-minute sauna can increase oxygenation and enzyme activity in your blood. Leading to improved athletic performance.
Improve Quality of Sleep
Cryotherapy saunas improve your sleep quality by reducing stress levels. It does this by increasing the oxygen levels throughout your body.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I do Cryotherapy before or after exercise?
Either! Participants who utilise cryotherapy before exercise claim to have experienced an increase in energy, endurance and flexibility. Those who have utilised cryotherapy after exercise claim they have experienced faster rejuvenation.
What do I do during the three minutes I am in the cryosauna?
Within the three-minute cryotherapy session, your Lab assistant operating the cryosauna will instruct you to continuously rotate to maximise your cryotherapy experience.
Why is the session three minutes?
The three-minute guideline is the maximum time recommended for a cryotherapy session. Your safety and comfort is the priority and you may exit the cryosauna at any time during the session. The session will not exceed three-minutes and your Lab assistant is present throughout your session to ensure your comfort.
What do I wear during the session?
You will be provided with thermal gloves and socks, cryo booties and a comfortable robe. Dry undergarments must be worn during your experience. If you do not have dry undergarments, a towel will be provided.
How often is cryotherapy recommended?
Survey results indicate participants report they experience benefits after 3-5 consecutive cryotherapy sessions. Many participants find that to maintain these benefits, they need to do cryotherapy 2-3 times a week. Impact Cryotherapy recommends clients participate in consistent cryotherapy session.
What is the age requirement?
Anyone age 18 or older can enjoy cryotherapy if they meet the height and health requirements. Clients under the age of 18 must have parental consent and a guardian present at the time of the session. The minimum age is 14 years old.
Do I need to do anything special before my session?
All clients are given a waiver to complete prior to their session.
How should I feel during and after my session?
During a cryotherapy session, participants will feel a dry cold. Many client report feeling a sense of calm or rejuvenation after their sessions. Others report feelings of euphoria and/or energy.
Are there health concerns to consider before participating in a cryotherapy sessions?
Anyone with the following conditions should not participate in cryotherapy:
Uncontrolled high-blood pressure
Pregnancy or Raynaud’s Syndrome
Allergy to cold or Prior heart attack
Unstable heart pain
Disease of the blood vessels
History of blood cots
Uncontrolled seizure disorder
Nerve pain in feet and legs or open sores
Any disease or condition with increased sensitivity to cold