What is Whole Body Cryotherapy?
Whole Body Cryotherapy is an invigorating new treatment wherin the whole body is exposed to a mind boggling -110 degree centigrade. It was engineered in Japan in 1978 and was researched and perfected by Professor Reinhard Fricke in Germany in the year 1984. Following the phenomenal success in Germany, Whole body cryotherapy has now become popular all over Europe and the rest of the world is soon catching up.
Short lasting Physical Therapy for long lasting results.
Whole Body Cryotherapy operates in specially designed chamber where the temperature is -110 degree Centigrade. The visitor spends only 3 minutes or lower (as advised by the Doctor) in the cryo chamber and the benefits he experience immediately and after 15-20 visits is phenomenal.
- There is a dramatic reduction in medication intake.
- Pain is minimized.
- General well-being sets in.
- Huge boost to the immune system.
These benefits are experienced for 6 months or longer. Now that is the POWER OF COLD.
What will I experience in the chamber?
The visitor enters the chamber with protection for the ears, face, feet and hands. We encourage you to wear something that allows maximum exposure to the goodness of the cold like a swimsuit. The immediate result is a:
- Highly pleasant tingling sensation all over the exposed skin areas.
- A boost to the energy levels that is evident because of a huge release of natural endorphins.
- A boost to the immune system.
- Improvement in metabolism, blood circulation, psychological stress, insomnia and stimulates health and well-being.
WBC and Arthritis
WBC has been extensively researched for its phenomenal benefits towards Arthritis.
Whole Body Cryotherapy is extremely beneficial to patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. WBC was initially researched on rheumatoid arthritic patients and the results have been very favourable.
- It improves the immune system considerably which in turn slows down the inflammation.
- Pain reduction is reduced by blockage of pain receptors.
- Huge improvement in general mobility and joint function.
- Medicine intake is dramatically reduced.
Many Rheumatoid clinics in Europe offer WBC and the patients have found great relief from the same.
Ankylosis spondylitis is a chronic painful disorder of the spine causing immense suffering to the patients. WBC offers great relief to these patients. 20-30 sittings in the cold chamber offers immense pain relief, dramatic reduction of medication and the mobility function is improved.
Osteoarthritis is also very effectively treated with WBC. The pain reduces considerably and general mobility and joint function improve.
WBC and Chronic Pain
In the Cryochamber the patient experiences immediate pain relief that lasts several hours. A series of visits to the cold chamber reduces the dependence on medicines, mobility is improved, central pain sensors are desensitized and there is a significant improvement in quality of life.
WBC is extremely beneficial to patients suffering from
- Fibromyalgia which is resistant to conventional treatment.
- Patients suffering from chronic headaches.
- Acute traumatic and postoperative situations and rehabilitation.
WBC and Sports persons
Cryotherapy is widely used in the area of Sports. The Chinese Olympic team have their own cryo chamber to help train for the London Olympics. The Wales Rugby team uses it as part of their training. More and more elite athletes over the world have recognized the unique benefits of WBC.
WBC brings about faster recovery:
Cryotherapy helps bring top performers with sports injuries back to their peak as quickly as possible with no side effects.
Improvement of Athletic performance:
The performance enhancing effect of cryotherapy has been scientifically demonstrated. Its use in performance sports increases stamina while reducing the heart rate.
Shortening of traumatic and post-operative Rehabilation stages:
In addition to pain relief WBC also accelerates the healing of sports related injuries thus effectively shortening the rehabilitative time.
WBC and Wellness
WBC has become a favorite in medical spas over the world. It affects the body and the psyche rejuvenating the visitor exceptionally and has become a ritual to many.
The visitor experiences phenomenal results in treatment of:
- Burn out syndrome.
- Fatigue and exhaustion.
- Circulatory disorders.
- Sleep Disorders.
WBC promotes feeling of freshness and alertness, insomnia disappears and a state of calmness sets in after cryotherapy.
WBC and skin disorders
WBC is also used to treat persons suffering from psoriasis and neurodermatitis. There has been very positive experiences with its use and after a couple of days of therapy the itching recedes and the scaling reduces drastically.