Cryotherapy Frequently Asked Questions

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Whole body and local cryotherapy are very safe. The vapor inside the cryosauna is ambient air that has been chilled with liquid nitrogen. Nitrogen is non-toxic and is heavier than air so nitrogen vapors remain below the rim of the cryosauna. Clients never dip their heads below the rim of the cryosauna during treatment.

The cryosauna door is always open–it does not ever lock and can easily be pushed open with minimal effort at any time during treatment. Clients may exit the cryosauna at any time during treatment if they become anxious or uncomfortable.

The Juka cryosauna used by Chill Cryotherapy Westfield is the safest cryosauna in the industry and has a maximum session length of 3 minutes. This time limit can never be exceeded–the machine will automatically turn off after 3 minutes. More than 2 million cryotherapy sessions have been performed in the Juka cryosauna worldwide. The advanced design and manufacture of the Juka cryosauna ensures that every session is consistent and safe.

Chill Cryotherapy in Westfield, New Jersey minimizes any risk of frostbite by ensuring that our clients are 100 percent dry for treatment. We provide dry socks and gloves for use in the cryosauna as well as hair dryers and towels in the dressing rooms. Clients must also remove all metal from their bodies as it becomes extremely cold during cryotherapy.