People with the following conditions should not use cryotherapy. Pregnant women, untreated hypertension (BP> 180/100), acute or recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris, arrhythmia, symptomatic cardiovascular disease, cardiac pacemaker, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, venous thrombosis, acute or recent cerebrovascular accident, uncontrolled seizures, Raynaud’s Syndrome, fever, tumor disease, symptomatic lung disorders, bleeding disorders, severe anemia, infection, claustrophobia, cold allergy, age less than 14 years (parental consent to treatment required), acute kidney and urinary tract diseases. Signed medical forms are filled out before your session.
What is cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy is the use of extreme cold for medical treatment. The use of cold dates back as early as 2500 BC, when the Egyptians used it to treat injuries and inflammation. In Europe and Asia, the practice of using cryotherapy to promote athletic recovery and enhance performance began decodes ago.