Allergies, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to something in the environment. These diseases include hay fever, food allergies, atopic dermatitis (skin rash) and allergic asthma. Food intolerances and food poisoning are separate conditions. Allergies can be seasonal or perennial (all of the time).
Osteoarthritis is a very common disease affecting approximately 27 million Americans, mostly over the age of 65. OA can affect any joint but it occurs most often in knees, hips, lower back, neck, hands, thumb and big toe.
Cosmetic surgery and cryotherapy treatment work extremely well together. The best plastic surgeons are now recommending cryotherapy to their patients after surgery and other procedures. Cryotherapy is the brief application of cold temperature to the skin. Cryotherapy has been shown to accelerate surgical recovery by reducing inflammation, pain and complications. It is also effective for reducing bruising and the formation of scar tissue.
This client did 10 treatments and lost 3 inches in each thigh!!! Skin is so much more smooth, tight and less cellulite. Less puckering of the skin. Participant has signed up for 10 more treatments because results are so dramatic!
The article below discusses the adverse effects chronic inflammation can have on our health. There are very few treatments for chronic, systemic inflammation: most involve drug-intervention like NSAIDs Celebrex etc. Whole body cryotherapy is one of the only non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical, safe treatment for reducing systemic chronic inflammation. It is highly effective, efficient (sessions are a maximum of 3 minutes) and safe!!
The article below was originally published in Time Magazine in 2004. At that time, whole body cryotherapy was being utilized in Europe to treat inflammatory conditions such as MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus and many others. Recently, whole body cryotherapy arrived in Westfield New Jersey - Chill Cryotherapy launched in November 2015.
The above article was published May 2 2016 after the NJSIAA (New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association) announced sweeping recommendations to address prescription drug issues on the state’s high school sports level. The NJSIAA recommends that the first option should be such non-narcotic alternatives as acetaminophen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, salicylates, and non-medication treatments like cryotherapy and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation.
Why is whole body cryotherapy so effective for weight loss? The answer is multi-tiered… During whole body cryotherapy the client is exposed to temperatures in the range of -120 to -145 Celsius. This translates to approximately -200 to -235 Fahrenheit. The process is not painful as the cold air is extremely dry—in the absence of moisture, extreme cold is very tolerable. We characterize it as numbing, as opposed to painful. It’s a very superficial cold—not bone-chilling at all. It’s much more tolerable than a wet, 40 degree day in New Jersey!