In A First, First Physio Opened @ RS Puram Itham Centre

In a first of its kind in Coimbatore, First Physio was inaugurated @ RS Puram Itham Centre to offer whole body Cryotherapy service. And the centre was inaugurated by Vanitha Mohan, Managing Trustee Siruthuli and was presided by Dr. Pankaj Mehta, Senior Radiologist, KMCH.
Augustine Joseph, (PG in Musculoskeletal therapy, New Zealand) Chief Physiotherapist and Senior Consultant, who has a wide range of experience working with various Multi-Specialty Hospitals and also working in Corporate set up says “Cryotherapy is the exposure of the body surface to very low temperature for a short period of time. It is cutting edge technology and its application continues to expand as more and more people experience the benefits This is beneficial for pain relief, inflammatory disorders, Sports injuries and general wellness”
The Cryotherapy at First Physio Clinic @ Itham Centre is equipped with state of art “Space Cabin” and they are the world leaders in designing and manufacturing whole body cryotherapy equipment. WBC is becoming highly popular across the world for its intense pain relief and preferred by sportsmen for quicker recovery from Injuries. A study published in 2000 found that cryotherapy gave a good relief from pain of Rheumatoid arthritis and Ankolysing Spondylitis.
Another study in 2017 also supports the benefits of cryotherapy for relieving muscle and joint pain and speeding of healing as it has anti inflammatory and analgesic effects. Studies also reveled that WBC could burn 200 to 800 kcal as it encourages metabolic activation and mobilization of accumulated fats. Hence its highly recommended added service for people who are on their weight loss journey.
Cryotherapy is recommended only after a complete examination by a medical practitioner to rule our any contradications. First Physio @ Itham Centre has a inhouse medical practitioner, Dr.Neela who does the general consultation for Cryotherapy.
First Physio @ Itham centre also has full-fledged physiotherapy services with focus on Musculoskletal, Sports and geriatrics. They also have a highly skilled team who are the pillars of the First Physio Clinic. The centre is open from Monday to Saturday between 9 AM to 6 PM. For further details, call 89035 40001.
—Surya Harish

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