Cryotherapy…You’ve heard the stories, read the articles and may even have your own thoughts about this popular recovery method. But, have you tried it? Sports Recovery Annex is a walk-in sports recovery facility that provides everyday athletes and professionals access to state-of-the-art recovery tools and equipment once only available to Olympic athletes and the Pro’s
Scared you can’t handle the cold? Trust us, your body will take care of that. Cryotherapy works for pain by triggering the body’s “fight or flight” response, which produces endorphins. Endorphins decrease the body’s perception of pain. Take it from Elle Woods…”Endorphins make you happy”.
“Combining treatment techniques enhances their effectiveness and maximizes your benefits,” says Sports Recovery Annex’s Head Athletic Trainer, Catherine Horita.
Chronic pain can be a frustrating and debilitating condition, so why not put your pain on ice, with Cryotherapy.
Whole Body Cryotherapy is a popular process for helping with a variety of conditions as well as rejuvenating and revitalizing the body. For many professional athletes, ice baths are part a weekly routine. Sports Recovery Annex’s Cryotherapy takes away all the negative aspects of an ice bath. The length of time and the initial dip in an ice bath are a thing of the past. A quick 3-minute session in the cryo sauna gives you all the positives of an ice bath. Energy increases and muscles feel invigorated and refreshed. Today, Whole Body Cryotherapy is growing increasingly popular with athletes and chronic illness sufferers alike, finding its way into many commercial spas and athletic training facilities. Pro athletes like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Floyd Mayweather Jr. swear by the benefits of Whole Body Cryotherapy and use it to alleviate symptoms such as delayed onset muscle soreness after workouts.
- Assists in a quicker surgical recovery
- Aids in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
- Helps provide relief from nerve pain
- Helps in the reduction of Fibromyalgia pain
- Aids in the treatment of degenerative disease of the joints and spine
- Assists in the treatment of inflammation of tendons, bursae, and joint capsules
….And much more!
Jimmy Manos, a first-time cryotherapy patient explains his experience:
“I did feel instantly chilled, but it was all over quickly. A mere two minutes in the chamber left me feeling euphoric and refreshed, a feeling that stayed with me for the rest of the day. And I had a really good night’s sleep for a change”.