Cryotherapy is the local or general use of low temperatures in various forms of therapy. The term “cryotherapy” comes from the Greek cryo (κρυο) meaning cold, and therapy (θεραπεια) meaning cure. Cryotherapy has been used as early as the seventeenth century and is now used in whole body cryotherapy procedures for a variety of benefits.
The idea of Whole Body Cryotherapy was originally developed in Japan for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis by Dr. Toshima Yamaguchi in 1978. Since then, it has been researched and refined all across the world over the past two and a half decades. Sports, Health and Spa professionals in the U.S. have discovered the benefits of whole body cryotherapy and have quickly adapted this into a very effective therapy to provide for all types of individuals.
We use a cryosauna model which uses pressurized liquid nitrogen to lower your skin’s surface temperature from normal body temperature to 30°F in about 30 seconds or less and keeps it that way for 2-3 minutes. The skin reacts to the cold through a process called vasoconstriction, which pulls the blood from the extremities and brings it to the core to protect the vital organs and sends messages to the brain that stimulates the regulatory functions of the body. After the 2-3 minute process, new re-oxygenated blood, filled with new hormones, then initiates a detox process and scans all areas of the body that may not be working, back to their fullest potential.
No. Nitrogen is a non-toxic gas. The air that we breathe is made up of 16% Oxygen, 1% Hydrogen, 78% Nitrogen and 5% of other components. Well-trained cryotherapy operators will make sure that every session user, maintains consistent and even breathing, so that oxygen levels don’t dip beyond the norm.
The results and process the body goes through during a Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment is very different than the traditional Ice Bath that athletes are used to. During a three-minute, Whole Body Cryotherapy session, dry cold reaches only the top skin layers (about an eighth of an inch) and trigger receptors causing a vasoconstriction process to move the blood from the extremities to the core tricking the brain as though it was going through a hypothermic episode. The core maintains normal temperatures, and blood is reoxygenated and filled with new hormones, which is then flushed back inciting a healing process in areas that need it. With an Ice Bath, fifteen minutes of cold water therapy initially causes the body to move blood to the extremities and results in a chilled lowering of the body’s core temperature, which doesn’t result in the same metabolic boost, or increased energy that people feel after a Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment.
Cryotherapy involves hyper-cooled air flowing over the skin surface so the process never freezes skin tissues, muscles or organs. The result is only a “feeling” of being cold. The body is being tricked into believing that this extreme cold is life threatening so it mobilizes fluids towards the core, keeping the vital organs protected and maintaining normal body temperatures.
Cryotherapy stimulates the body to release endorphins, the hormones that make us feel good and energetic. The buoyant effects from each session typically last for six to eight hours. Many clients report improvements in their sleep quality after cryotherapy as well as eliminate soreness and most pain issues in problem areas.
Pregnancy, severe hypertension (BP > 180/100), hypothyroidism, acute or recent myocardial infarction (heart attack: need to be cleared for exercise), narrowing of valves, crescent-shaped aorta and mitral valve, unstable angina pectoris, arrhythmia, symptomatic cardiovascular disease, cardiac pacemaker, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, venous thrombosis, acute or recent cerebrovascular accident (stroke: must be cleared for exercise), uncontrolled seizures, Raynaud’s syndrome, fever, tumor disease, symptomatic lung disorders, bleeding disorders, severe anemia, infection, claustrophobia, cold allergy, acute kidney and urinary tract diseases, incontinence, age less than 12 years (parental consent required).
Whole Body Cryotherapy is very well tolerated and has minimal risks. Fluctuations in blood pressure during the procedure by up to 10 points systolically (reverses after the procedure as peripheral circulation returns to normal), allergic reaction to extreme cold (rare), claustrophobia, anxiety, activation of some viral conditions (cold sores, etc.) due to stimulation of the immune system. Protective clothing (socks, gloves, undergarments) must be dry in order to avoid frostbite.
Yes, an advantage of cryotherapy over ice therapy is that tissues and muscle are not frozen. Ten minutes of light exercise post cryotherapy will induce more rapid vasodilation of the vessels and capillaries, and extend the period of analgesia.

Accordion Sample DescriptionOur systems use compressed air to inflate the individual sleeve chambers in succession. The devices increase blood flow through your muscles, which has been shown to aid with recovery, like the effects of a deep tissue massage.
This product is intended for use in treating many conditions, such as: primary Lymphedema, Edema following trauma sport injuries, Postimmobilation edema, Venous insufficiency, Lymphedema, Poor Blood Circulation.
There are no side effects! Recommended use is 3-5 times per week. Proper hydration will help the body expel waste after each treatment.
Please consult a physician before using this device:
• If you are pregnant
• If you feel fatigue, weak
• If you have an implant at the site of application
• If you have a cardiac pacemaker
• If you have any metal implant in your body
• Acute pulmonary edema
• Acute infections
• Osteoporosis
• Episodes of pulmonary embolism
• Acute thrombophlebitis
• DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
• Blood Clots
• Where increased venous and lymphatic return is undesirable at or in the vicinity of the treatment application because of lesions or tumors.
• Bone fractures or dislocation at or in the vicinity of treatment application.
• Open wounds or inflammation at the site of application.

PBM describes the process in which red light (particularly LED light) and near infrared light affects cells in the body. PBM is clinically proven to reduce oxidative stress in body.

Bio=Life of cells
Modulation=Upregulation of cell function
The following benefits have been by clients that have had PBM therapy:
  • Increased energy levels
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved mood and sense of well being
  • Increase in skin tone and condition
  • Mental clarity
  • Increased physical performance and endurance
  • Clinical evidence exist that suggest notable benefits for traumatic brain injuries and neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzhiemer’s
PBM Therapy is a whole body therapy that lasts about 10 minutes. The treatment is painless and non-invasive. Studies indicate regular PBM treatments contribute to improved muscle performance, reduction in muscle fatigue and contribute to a reduction in pain. Most clients don’t report “feeling” anything as the therapy does not warm the body’s tissue but instead increases the circulation in tissue.
This depends on the individual and his or her desired outcomes and “Human Variables”. Generally, 2 treatment per week shall yield optimum outcomes.

Athletes seeking to improve performance, dramatically reduce recovery times and accelerate healing may require up to 3 treatments but again this depends on the individual.

Professional, collegiate and weekend warriors around the world have used PBM therapy to reduce recovery times and post exercise muscle soreness, increase performance and accelerate healing.

Yes. All our hemp crops are grown free of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, so our quality starts with our hemp plants. From the time our hemp oil is harvested to the manufacturing and shipping of our products, we test our hemp oil multiple times to ensure accuracy in potency information and to check for contaminants like pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals, and mold, as well as cannabinoid content. We also use a subcritical CO2 method when we extract our hemp oil, instead of harsh solvents. CO2 is a much healthier choice than other potential solvents and is “generally regarded as safe” (GRAS) by the FDA.
HempWorx products are made from industrial hemp plants grown on Kentucky farms. Cannabidiol (CBD), a constituent that naturally occurs in industrial Hemp, is just one of over 85 cannabinoids that is identified in the cannabis plant. Our oil is CO2 extracted resulting in a solvent free, pure extract.
Under the 2014 Farm Bill, CBD derived from Hemp Seed Oil that has less than 0.3% THC by dry weight is federally legal. Our products comply within these guidelines. Click here for a copy of the 2014 Farm Bill.
All of our products are manufactured in an FDA registered, FDA food registered, FDA approved, CGMP certified, and cruelty free facility. We undergo extensive stability testing and can provide a Certificate of Analysis and Chromatography Test.
Hemp products sold in stores are most often made with hemp seed oil, which can contain only trace amounts of CBD. While it has been noted that hemp seed oil can be a great source of nutrition, its marginal quantity of CBD per weight makes it unfeasible as a CBD supplement. Our Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, however, is extracted from the stalk of specifically selected hemp cultivars, offering higher percentages of CBD by weight and additional nutritional benefits from the contents of our oil.

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