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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Ever wondered what local cryotherapy is? Well to put it simply, it’s a form of therapy that rapidly cools down the skin over a sore joint, sports injury etc.
What Is Cryotherapy? For Manny Pacquiao Fight, Floyd Mayweather Using Frigid Treatment Thought To Speed Recovery After Workouts
Original Article: International Business Times – By Amy Nordrum
With a record-breaking $300 million-plus prize at stake, Saturday night’s “Fight of the Century” has fighters Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao taking every opportunity to gain an edge over one another. Mayweather has even taken to dipping his body into a tank of nitrogen gas to freeze for three minutes at minus-240 degrees Fahrenheit.
Original Article: The New York Times – By JERÉ LONGMANAUG
LONDON — A mobile lab drove up to the hotel and Galen Rupp prepared for what amounted to the world’s coldest shower. He climbed into a chamber wearing his socks and underwear. His head and hands poked out the top of the cylinder.
Original Article: The Charlotte Observer – By Jonathan Jones
Last week I walked across Stonewall Street from the Observer to Charlotte Athletic Club in the Duke Energy building and allowed my body to be frozen – more or less – for three minutes for the sake of journalism.
Cryotherapy is one of the newest feel-better-quickly health fads in the nation. The technology has been around for more than three decades in Japan, but it’s just now finding its way to Charlotte.
Original Article: Tech Times – By Mark Lelinwalla
NBA superstars such as Kobe Bryant and LeBron James love it. Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. swears by it, having sessions before and after his fights. The therapy was even featured on Good Morning America on Wednesday, June 17.
Original Article: ABC News – By OLIVIA SMITH
What does it feel like to have your body immersed in sub-zero temperatures? I was soon going to find out.
I visited a cryotherapy facility to talk to a professional acrobat who says he uses the machine to relieve pain and cure injuries.
Original Article: Fox News – By Lindsay Carlton
Like most East Coasters, Ben Famiglietti has not enjoyed the chilly weather this winter. But that’s not stopping the 43- year-old New Yorker from trying a “cool” health trend to help treat a sports injury.
“It’s terrifically cold. It’s like walking into an Arctic cloud. You go into this chamber that has no moisture and no pressure, so it’s really cold,” Famiglietti told FoxNews.com.
Original Article: Glamour – By Petra Guglielmetti
Last week, we had Gwyneth Paltrow steaming her vagina. Now we have Minka Kelly and Mandy Moore freezing their bums off. Everyone, check out the latest weird spa treatment that’s winning celebrity fans: cryotherapy, where you expose your body to extreme low temperatures.
Original Article: New York Magazine – By Jessica Silvester
“You may now start to hyperventilate and shiver uncontrollably,” I hear. Other than undergarments, I am wearing nothing but athletic socks and clogs on my feet, raw-wool mittens on my hands, and a post-concussive expression on my face. I am ensconced in a shoulder-height cauldron spewing nitrogen-iced air at minus-264 degrees Fahrenheit.
Original Article: Ask Men – By Nick Rego
With temperatures still peaking in the 40’s it’s always nice when you get a moment to cool off. Whether that means staying in your car with the air con at full blast, or drinking your fifth ice latte of the morning. So naturally when I had the opportunity to try out a facial where I would quite literally freeze my face, I threw all caution to the wind.
Original Article: Daily Mail – By Daily Mail Reporter
It seems Demi Moore has more to thank than just good genes for her youthful look.
With the actress just days away from turning the milestone age of 50 – clearly she is pulling out all the stops to ensure she looks her best.