Nassau County Cryotherapy

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Perhaps you have heard about the amazing benefits of whole body cryotherapy on the news or in a magazine. Maybe your friend has recently started treatments and is raving about it. After hearing such great testimonials, you may be thinking about scheduling a whole body cryotherapy session for yourself. However, before you do, you probably have some questions.

To fully understand how whole body cryotherapy works and what you can expect, here are some answers to frequently asked questions that many first-time clients have.

How does whole body cryotherapy work? What is involve?

During a whole body cryotherapy treatment, your skin temperature is lowered to about -150 degrees Fahrenheit. The process is completely safe and the first session lasts for only two minutes. Future sessions can last for up to four minutes. The session takes place in a cryosauna, and nitrogen gas is used to create the frigid temperatures. Your skin is never in contact with the nitrogen and the process is completely safe.

Is a treatment uncomfortable?

No, treatments are not uncomfortable. Many people report a feeling of ‘pins and needles,’ but it is not painful. If, for any reason, you do feel uncomfortable during a treatment session, you can ask to have it stopped at any time. A technician will be with you at all times and will ensure you are completely comfortable.

Will I feel claustrophobic in the cryosauna?

The crysauna is a chamber that envelopes the body, but the head remains out of the sauna through a hole that is located at the top, which means that you are not completely envelope. If, for any reason, you do feel like you are getting claustrophobic, you can open the door of the chamber at any time and ask for the treatment session to be ended.

What should be worn during a treatment?

During a treatment, you will be asked to wear your undergarments or a bathing suit. Please do not wear anything that contains a metal clasp. You will also be asked to remove any metal items that may be on your person. You will be asked to undress in a changing room and will be given a robe, protective gloves, socks and slippers. Once you enter the cryosauna, you will remove the robe and hand it to the technician, though you will wear the gloves, slippers and socks throughout the treatment. At the end of the session, the technician will return the rob and you will be able to put it back on before exiting the sauna.

What will I feel like after a treatment?

Your temperature will quickly return to normal, though you may feel a little cold to the touch for a short period of time. Most people report that they experience a surge in energy and that their overall well-being drastically improves.

If you have any further questions about whole body cryotherapy, please do not hesitate to contact Body Beautiful. One of our technicians will be happy to answer any and all questions that you may have. We are located in Nassau County and can easily be reached by all major roadways, including the LIE, the Robert Moses Causeway and the Sunken Meadow Parkway.

Testimonial

“I was a little apprehensive about my first whole body cryotherapy treatment; however, the staff at Body Beautiful ease my nerves and I have to say that I was delightfully surprised by the experience. My next session is in two days, and I can’t wait!”

Benefits of Cryotherapy

The following are the many benefits that are associated with Cryotherapy:

Pain Relief/ Wellness

  • Reduce tissue inflammation
  • Improve circulation
  • Boost metabolism
  • Relief of pain from joints, rheumatoid diseases, and fibromyalgia
  • Improve post-surgery healing and recovery
  • Elevated physical and mental well-being
  • Alleviate stress, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, and insomnia
  • Lowered risk of cold and flu

Fitness/Sports

  • Improve and accelerate injury recovery time
  • Reduce swelling and inflammation
  • Pain relief in joints and muscles
  • Increase stamina
  • Boost energy
  • Release endorphins
  • Enhances training performance
  • Increase testosterone levels in men

Beauty/Weight Management

  • Increases collagen which gives skin more elasticity and smoothness
  • Diminishes overall skin aging, fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces acne and skin blemishes and psoriasis
  • Burn up to 800 calories
  • Accelerate metabolism which promotes weight loss
  • Hormone balance
  • Minimize cellulite

What to expect with Cryotherapy

A cryotherapy session only lasts for only 1 to 3 quick minutes but gives you long-lasting health benefits. After your cryotherapy session, you will feel rejuvenated and energized! Here are some things to expect with your cryotherapy session:

Before your Cryotherapy session

  • Complete all necessary information on the medical waiver form.
  • Your medical history will be discussed with you before your cryotherapy session.
  • Your blood pressure will be checked.
  • Your questions or concerns about your treatment will be discussed.

Cryotherapy Preparation

  • Men will remove all clothing except underwear.
  • Women can choose to wear a non-underwire bra and underwear or may remove all clothing.
  • All jewelry and any other metal on your body must be removed.
  • All clients must be 100% dry. We will provide towels and hairdryers if needed.
  • A robe, socks, and footwear will be provided for your cryotherapy session.

After your Cryotherapy Treatment

  • We recommend using our exercise bike to accelerate the bodies re-heating process. You will regain circulation and increase your heart rate as well as your metabolism.
  • Since cryotherapy minimizes inflammation and starts the detoxification process, you may experience mild flu-like symptoms one to two days after your treatment.  This is normal and is an indication that your body is releasing toxins and inflammation.
  • Drink lots of water to continue and aid the detoxification process .
  • You will also experience a better and deeper sleep the night of your cryotherapy session along with increased agility and a reduction in pain. Your endorphins will kick in and your mood will be great!

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