Before answering the question “Who needs whole body cryotherapy?”, we need to understand how cryotherapy works. Whole body cryotherapy is a complex procedure that requires a cryosauna, such as Cryomed Pro or Cryomed One, a device large enough for a patient to be placed inside and subjected to temperatures as low as negative 170 degrees Celsius. During the procedure, the patient is only wearing underwear, protective slippers and gloves. This type of cryotherapy produces a serious effect on the patient, increasing the blood flow to internal organs, causing the blood to be enriched in oxygen and the necessary enzymes.
Cryosauna treatment is used universally by professional athletes coming from various sports, by fitness professionals, medical and rehab centers, as well as other institutions working with patients recovering from traumas or periods of high stress. Cryotherapy treatment demonstrates remarkable efficiency not just in patient recovery, but also in the treatment of chronic diseases and conditions.
In a nutshell, cryotherapy chamber treatment offers a wealth of health benefits related to better blood circulation, faster cellular recovery, pain relief, and lowered stress levels.
The main application fields of whole body therapy are following:
- rheumatology and vertrbology;
- sexology and urology;
- orthopedics and traumatology;
- sports medicine, etc.
At the same time, cryotherapy side effects are minimal and bear no risks if the procedure is administered by a professional operator observing all standard measures of precaution.
The main contraindications are as follows:
- general grave conditions of the patient;
- decompensation of chronic cardiovascular diseases;
- acute myocardial infarction and rehabilitation period after the infarction;
- celebrate strokes;
- stage II essential hypertension;
- stage II cardiac insufficiency;
- prognostically unfavorable heart rate and conduction disorders;
- pulmonary tuberculosis in active form;
- malignant growths;
- hemorrhagic diathesis;
- hysterical neurosis;
- individual cold intolerance;
- age under 10 years.