Archive: December 2015

15
Dec
2015

Feeling revived with cryotherapy

Cryotherapy. If you know what that is you know more than I did when I was first introduced to it. But if you’re just like me, here’s a little explanation: Basically, cryotherapy is a liquid nitrogen freezing therapy, commonly used by athletes to aid in the recovery of injuries, but now also available for beauty […]

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10
Dec
2015

Freeze yourself into good health: SA’s first ‘cryosauna’ open for business

The latest craze in beauty therapy and medical treatment is so cool it is literally freezing. Cryotherapy is all the rage in Hollywood, with stars such as Jessica Alba exposing their skin to nitrogen vapour at -160ºC to uppercut their most formidable foe: ageing. Sports stars including Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo also use “cryosaunas” […]

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07
Dec
2015

Still looking for that perfect gift?

CryoLiving is selling the coolest gift you can get your hands on! For the month of December we are offering a 20% discount on our Cryotherapy treatments. Whole Body Cryotherapy at R396 (usual price R495) CryoFacial at R440 (usual price R550) To find out more about this revolutionary treatment, take a look at our videos […]

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07
Dec
2015

What is Local Cryotherapy?

What is Local Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a form of therapy that rapidly cools down the skin. It involves applying a stream of nitrogen vapour to the target area (a sore joint or injury) using Local Cryotherapy equipment. The temperature of the nitrogen vapour can be as low as -160° Celsius but the skin over the […]

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06
Dec
2015

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS – GIVE YOURSELF A COOL NEW TOOL

As a seasoned health professional, you’ll consistently find yourself looking out for ways of improving your level of patient care. With many patients wanting an alternative to pills, Local Cryotherapy (LCT) could give your practice the edge over your competitors. Local Cryotherapy is a form of treatment that involves applying nitrogen vapour to bring rapid […]

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04
Dec
2015

The Launch of our Signature CryoFacial

On Friday the 27th of November CryoLiving and Image Cosmetics joined forces to launch our Spa’s Signature CryoFacial. Each woman got to choose between the Organic CryoPeel and the O2 Lift CryoFacial which we designed for the day’s event. After a full skin analysis, amazing facial experience and professional home care recommendation our ladies enjoyed […]

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03
Dec
2015

THE SCIENCE BEHIND WBCT FOR PAIN RELIEF

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBCT) was first developed by Dr. Yamauchi in 1978 to treat pain and inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. WBCT now enjoys much more widespread use since research into how it works and its many applications continues… WBCT is a form of therapy where the whole body is subjected to cryogenic temperatures, […]

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02
Dec
2015

Why I Love Cryotherapy and You Should Too!

When I first heard the word Cryotherapy I immediately thought of being frozen for 1000 years! Let’s just say this did not appeal to me one bit. My name is Belinda Woods and I work at CryoLiving Medi Spa in Plumstead, Cape Town, and it took me almost a month before I dared to face […]

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