Cryotherapy – therapeutic cold
LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY – PAIN RELIEF, IMPROVED MOTOR FUNCTION, AND HEALTH
This consists of the local reduction of tissue temperature, with nitrogen vapour cooled to between -110°C and -160°C. The treatment takes 1-4 minutes. It may be treated as preparation for physical exercise.
Results of local cryotherapy:
- Anti-inflammatory effect,
- Pain relief,
- Reduced oedema,
- Improved joint mobility,
- Muscle relaxation.
GENERAL SYSTEMIC CRYOTHERAPY – RELAXATION, STRESS RELIEF, AND RELEASE OF HAPPINESS HORMONES
During general systemic cryotherapy in a cryogenic chamber, the body is subjected to a low temperature of about -120°C. This temperature has a beneficial effect on the immune system, promotes biological renewal, slows down the ageing processes, improves cosmetic effects, enhances the mood and reduces fatigue. After general systemic cryotherapy the patient experience warmth, stress relief and calmness. Appropriate exercises should be performed immediately after the treatment.
Results of general systemic cryotherapy:
- Pain relief
- Increased vitality,
- Mental stress relief,
- Strengthening of the organism.