FAQ’s About Whole Body Cryotherapy

Augustine Joseph, chief of First Physio @ Itham Centre, R. S. Puram which has the first Whole Body Cryotherapy unit in Coimbatore answers a few questions.
1. What is Cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy is the exposure of the body surface to very low temperature (between -110o to -180oc), for a short period of time (from 2 to 3 minutes).
2. Is Cryotherapy safe?
Absolutely. The liquid nitrogen used during the whole body cryotherapy session is a cooling agent that does not come into contact with the skin.
3. Is the nitrogen vapour safe?
The vapour used in the chamber is made of the same nitrogen that is in the air we breathe. The heavier nitrogen vapour remains inside the chamber, so you only breathe the air in the room.
4. What to expect?
The treatment last for up to 2-3 minutes. The last 30 seconds of the treatment is the coldest. Cold and dry nitrogen vapour is being released. Stable cooling temperature maintained over the entire body.
5. What if I have claustrophobia?
The chamber is uncovered so your head remains outside the chamber and you can exit at any time. Your therapist will be right next to and communicating with you throughout and will be monitoring your response.
6. How will I feel after a session?
Whole body cryotherapy stimulates the body to release endorphins, the hormones that make us feel alert and energetic. The positive effects from each session typically last for six to eight hours. Many clients report improvements in their sleep quality after cryotherapy .
7. What are the positive effects of Whole Body Cryotherapy?
Apart from pain relief in chronic conditions, enhanced performance in athletes it increases the metabolic rate after every session. This assists weight loss and in combination with fitness regime the results are very encouraging.
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