Cryotherapy: A Beginners Guide

While it may sound like some sort of Sci-Fi creation, cryotherapy has nothing to do with freezing yourself so that you can be thawed out decades from now.

cryotherapy in Myrtle Beach spa Cryotherapy treatments in our Myrtle Beach spa involve a body cooling purpose that is highly therapeutic. The thought of climbing into a cryotherapy chamber and enduring temperatures of below -100 degrees Celsius may sound otherworldly, but the benefits of whole-body cryotherapy are truly marvelous.

If this still sounds a little daunting, take a look at the many benefits this treatment offers.

The Amazing Benefits of Cryotherapy Treatments

Of course, you wouldn’t willingly climb into a below-freezing cryotherapy chamber for even a nanosecond if it didn’t provide a multitude of benefits. More and more studies are showing increasing benefits of this frosty treatment.

1. Reduces Arthritic Pain and General Inflammation

Whole-body cryotherapy in Myrtle Beach is the perfect supplement to treatments such as occupational therapy and physiotherapy. In fact, this treatment significantly reduced joint pain and general inflammation, and people often tolerate cryotherapy to such an extent that it makes their other rehabilitation programs even more effective.

2. Reduces Migraines

Migraines are the worst kind of headaches to have. While you don’t submerge your head in the cryotherapy chamber, it does help treat migraines by numbing and cooling the nerves in your neck. Studies show that neck wraps with frozen ice packs applied to the neck can greatly reduce migraine pain. It’s thought that it works by cooling the blood that passes through the vessels. The cryotherapy chamber effectively targets the neck to help reduce migraine symptoms.

3. Treats a Variety of Skin Conditions

Chronic inflammation of the skin is called atopic dermatitis. Symptoms include itchy and dry skin. Cryotherapy helps improve antioxidant levels in your blood to reduce inflammation and treat atopic dermatitis along with a host of other skin conditions.

4. Cellulite Treatment

There is some science out there to back up the idea that this cold therapy is an effective way to reduce those lumpy, cottage-cheese like areas on the skin that we call cellulite. Evidence suggests that cryotherapy improves circulation, reducing the appearance of cellulite along with inflammation.

5. Free Off Fat

One of the major benefits people who have stepped into a cryotherapy chamber enjoy is weight loss. This makes perfect sense. By enduring below freezing conditions, the body is forced to work harder to attempt to maintain a more favorable temperature. This is what burns calories. It’s an appealing thought, and definitely an added benefit when you step into the cryotherapy chamber at our Myrtle Beach spa.

It’s Not as Daunting As It Sounds

cryotherapy treatments Myrtle Beach Spending your time standing completely naked in a below zero chamber probably doesn’t sound too appealing. But when you arrive for your cryo-chamber experience, you’re more than welcome to wear facial masks, footwear, headbands, and gloves. Other than that, we encourage you to wear minimal clothing so as to maximize your skin’s exposure to the temperatures. It’s important to ensure your clothing and body parts are totally dry, too, to avoid potential injuries from moisture freezing. Best of all, one session lasts just three minutes.

Whether you’re looking for a way to invigorate your circulation and energy, ward off migraines and skin conditions, or seek relief from inflammation and joint aches, cryotherapy may just be the perfect solution for you.

Book your cryotherapy chamber session at Cinzia Spa in Myrtle Beach today and say welcome home to yourself.