Cryotherapy, Los Angeles, California

πŸ“Los Angeles, California

351 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

http://www.cryohealthcare.com

I was introduced to Cryhealthcare last year, as I have two herniated discs in my back, and a friend suggested I go freeze my ass off (literally) to feel better. Meet CryHealthcare! Cryotherapy is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. The term "cryotherapy" comes from the Greek cryo (κρυο) meaning cold, and therapy (θΡραπΡια) meaning cure. Cryotherapy has been used as early as the seventeenth century.

Whole Body Cryotherapy can be administered in one of two devices, the Single Person Cryosauna and the Multi-Person Cryochamber.

With Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) the body is exposed to ultra-low temperatures (-200 to -240 F). The client is placed in a cryogenic sauna/chamber for a short duration of 1.5-3 minutes which lowers the client's skin surface temperature significantly and stimulates receptors. 

This modality was first utilized in Japan in 1978 to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Studies conducted over the last two decades in Europe have established WBC as a powerful modality for inflammation reduction and injuries.

Professional athletes have discovered WBC as a powerful treatment to decrease recovery  time and increase athletic performance.  Although Whole Bocy Cryotherapy originated in Japan, it was a group of Polish scientists who took the idea and made Whole Body Cryotherapy the physical therapy it is today.  The Olympic rehabilitation center in Spala, Poland opened in May 2000 and has been used as a training and injury rehabilitation center for many athletes. 

The Cryosauna and Cryochamber are cooled to cryogenic temperature range of βˆ’200 Β°F to βˆ’240 Β°F.