Frequently Asked Questions
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What is whole body cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy is the practice of using cold temperatures to support healing and wellness and dates back to ancient civilizations. Whole body cryotherapy is the modern application and stimulates the same rejuvenating and recovery benefits at a whole new level of cold in just three minutes.
Is it like an ice bath?
Whole body cryotherapy is similar to an ice bath in that it is a cold therapy. There are key differences. A whole body cryotherapy session is a maximum of three-minutes and an ice-bath is is a maximum of twenty-minutes. Cryotherapy is a dry, painless cold and an ice-bath, at a minimum, is uncomfortable. Whole body cryotherapy cold only penetrates the top layers of skin; an ice bath penetrates into the muscles and joints which introduces the potential for tissue damage and the potential to lower the body’s core temperature. Whole body cryotherapy cold dissipates quickly; ice bath cold dissipates gradually.
Why do people use whole body cryotherapy?
People use whole body cryotherapy to compliment health and wellness initiatives.
What do I wear during a cryotherapy session?
During a cryotherapy session a participant wears dry thermal socks, thermal gloves, cryo boots and undergarments.
How will I feel during the cryotherapy session?
During the cryotherapy session participants feel an extreme dry cold on the surface of their skin. Some participants may even shiver
How often can I have a cryotherapy session?
Cryotherapy can be as frequent as daily and many find the daily routine provides the most consistent results.
Where is the Impact Cryosauna made?
Impact Cryotherapy is the leader designing, engineering, manufacturing and supporting cryosaunas in the USA. There are other companies whose name may indicate they are a US product. They are distributors of foreign made products with little or no US-based support.