Archive: January 2016

18
Jan
2016

John Maytham chills in a cryotherapy “sauna”

A cryosauna surrounds the body with air chilled with liquid nitrogen to under -100 degrees Celsius. The air chills the body surface from around 30C to around 10C for a few minutes. The cold rapidly reduces blood flow to the skin, when you exit, the resulting return of blood is said to add to a […]

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15
Jan
2016

Cryotherapy speeds up healing process

For the sake of their health‚ some people are using liquid nitrogen vapour to expose themselves to temperatures as low as -160°C. “Cryotherapy was developed in 1978 by Dr Toshima Yamauchi of Japan for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis‚ chronic pain and inflammation‚” says Eugene Pienaar‚ founder and CEO of CryoLiving in Cape Town‚ the […]

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14
Jan
2016

Cryotherapy promises a chilled solution to a range of ailments

FOR the sake of their health, some people are using liquid nitrogen vapour to expose themselves to temperatures as low as -160°C. “Cryotherapy was developed in 1978 by Dr Toshima Yamauchi of Japan for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, and inflammation,” says Eugene Pienaar, founder and CEO of CryoLiving in Cape Town, the […]

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