The science of exposing the body to colder temperatures in order to reduce inflammation, stimulate the release of endorphins for physical and mental health benefits.
Cryotherapy can help treat migraines by cooling and numbing nerves in the neck area. It’s thought that this works by cooling the blood passing through intracranial vessels. The carotid arteries are close to the skin’s surface and accessible.
Many athletes have been using Cryotherapy to treat injuries for years, and one of the reasons is that it can numb pain. The cold can actually numb an irritated nerve. This can help treat pinched nerves or neuromas, chronic pain, or even acute injuries.
The ultra-cold temperatures in Cryotherapy can cause physiological hormonal responses. This includes the release of adrenaline, noradrenaline, and endorphins that elevates mood and reduce stress. This can have a positive effect on mood disorders like anxiety and depression.
Cryotherapy significantly reduces pain in people with Arthritis. It reduces inflammation in the body by boosting an anti-inflammatory chemical called norepinephrine.
Cryotherapy boosts blood circulation throughout the body which results in a higher metabolic and caloric burn rate. The cold temperature forces your body to work hard, burn calories, to stay warm. It helps you burn more calories throughout the day.
Increases collagen production, which in turn tightens the skin, and brings forth a youthful glow.
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with signature symptoms of dry and itchy skin.
Cryotherapy can improve antioxidantlevels in the blood and can simultaneously reduce inflammation.
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders.
"Superficial Freezing" is applied within certain cooling parameters that have been found effective for targeting the sebaceous glands.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the immune system that present with patches of red, scaly, raised and often painful skin.
Cryotherapy demonstrated itching recede and a reduction in the intensity of scaling with results lasting several months.
Cryotherapy works by boosting the immune system to improve the body's ability to heal itself. This promotion of self healing results in the healing of the painful reddened areas affected by eczema. Given the heat and discomfort which people report from the areas affected by eczema, most people report the experience to be soothing.