This treatment involves exposing individuals to extremely cold dry air (below −100 °C) for two to three minutes. To achieve the subzero temperatures that are required for WBC liquid nitrogen is used. During the exposure, individuals wear minimal clothing, which usually consists of shorts for males, and shorts and a crop top for females. Gloves, dry shoes and socks are also worn to reduce the risk of cold-related injury. The first WBC chamber was built in Japan in the late 1970s, introduced to Europe in the 1980s, and has been used in the US and Australia in the past decade.
Whole Body Cryotherapy can be used to effectively treat a number of conditions and to improve patients’ overall health. If you’re looking to decrease pain, accelerated muscle healing, or simply improve general health and wellness or solutions to any of the other conditions below,
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Depression and Anxiety