In light of the recent accident that happened in Las Vegas where a young woman sadly lost her life – it appears this young woman decided to give herself a cryotherapy session after hours and without assistance. When properly used and protocols followed correctly, whole body cryotherapy is safe.

Not following safety procedures can be dangerous no matter what you are doing.

At Cryotherapy Birmingham, we have taken extra care to ensure that we have layers of safety protection for our clients. From extra ventilation to covers, fans, mechanical safety cut offs to physically staying with the client. Whenever a client is doing a session there is always a team member with eyes on that client – monitoring, talking and ensuring you are feeling good and the machine is running properly. We take every precaution to prevent this sort of accident from ever happening at Cryotherapy Birmingham because we essentially hold your hand through the entire process.

If you have any concerns, please give us a call and we’ll be happy to answer any of your questions.

This is a sad and unfortunate accident that could have been avoided. Our prayers are with her family and friends at this time.

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Whole Body Cryotherapy… What is it?

I first heard of Cryotherapy from an acquaintance. As someone who has dealt with back pain my entire adult life, ice packs had become my best friend. I was intrigued by the sound of cryotherapy so I started doing some research.

Shortly after, I found a company that was developing their very own US made cryo unit. I had to try it. I made an appointment and went to see what it was about. I got in the machine and it didn’t take long for me to shiver. You see, shivering is when the magic starts! Immediately I felt better! More mentally awake, loose and relaxed.

I went to eat and had a 2 hour ride back home. On my way home, I noticed I had lots of energy, and my back felt great! Even while driving my back was not bothering me a bit. I was amazed. After doing more research, my wife and I decided this therapy has the potential to help so many people that deal with pain daily, that we had to bring this to Birmingham.

There are so many health benefits with this new cold therapy. I think that WBC can help a high school athlete perform at the top of his/her game or an 80 year old trying to recover from hip surgery. If you’re looking to improve performance, recovery or just overall health, wellness and beauty – WBC can help you!

If you are curious, wondering if Cryotherapy is right for you, just answer a few questions and we will guide you to your best path to get started. And don’t worry – Cryotherapy is not uncomfortable or painful, in fact it’s quite exhilarating!

We look forward to serving you.

Johnny and LeeAnn Perry

What is Whole Body Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy comes from two Greek words: Cryo meaning cold & Therapy meaning to cure.

With the use of cold treatments, Cryosanua clients have experienced positive results with health challenges such as arthritis, chronic pain, and muscle inflammation. Whole Body Cryotherapy is a hyper-cooling process that lowers a person’s skin temperature to approximately 30° F for a period of up to three minutes. This is achieved by enveloping the body with extremely cold air at temperatures ranging from -133° F to -274° F.

What is a Cryosauna?

The Cryosauna experience involves lowering the body’s surface skin temperature from approximately 90.5 degrees F to around 32 degrees F for 2-3 minutes. This is achieved by the use of Nitrogen mist which gently surrounds the body at -133 to -274 degrees F.

During this process, thermoreceptors in the skin send signals to the brain to release endorphins and beneficial biochemicals. The body then produces a fight or flight response, sending the blood to the core to maintain core body temperature and in the process supercharging the blood with anti-inflammatory proteins, muscular enzymes and higher levels of oxygen. The vessels and capillaries in the skin undergo a period of severe vasoconstriction followed by vasodilation. This causes toxins in the body to be broken down and carried away through these vessels. The body activates all of its natural healing abilities and releases endorphins for further protection.

As a result, WBC is very effective for athletic recovery and muscle repair, reduction of chronic pain and inflammation, and skin health improvement through increased collagen production.

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Cryotherapy in the Media

"“As an elite athlete and medical professional, I use and recommend whole body cryotherapy. The results I have experienced include dramatically decreased joint inflammation, less overall pain and soreness, enhanced performance in training and competition and an overall decreased recovery time. I use cryotherapy both before and after training. I have experienced some of my best performances by using WBC at least one hour before training/competition and within 1-2 hours afterwards."

− Robin Harris, Chelsea

"“ Cryotherapy has been a major blessing in my life. For the first time in over a decade, I am pretty much pain free. I have tried everything offered to help the pain in my back for 12 years and cryotherapy is the only thing that has helped and it has REALLY helped!!! The energy boost and weight loss is a nice bonus too!”"

− Brandon Greenhill, Alabaster

"“My training intensity has picked up tremendously this year, and so has my recovery. With cryotherapy I can train harder and recover faster for better performance.” "

− Blake Matthews, Helena. Owner, Coach, Crossfit Furious

"“My new favorite place!”"

− Aleen Bailey, - Huntsville. Olympic Gold Medalist Sprinter, Jamaican team

"“Before starting cryotherapy, I would play basketball or ride my bike and it’d take 2-3 days to recover. My knees bothered me the most. This (WBC) has allowed me to do the sports I love everyday if I want to and therefore I’m getting in better shape and feeling good! "

− Bo Jones, Inverness

"“This therapy is awesome! Has helped me most with old injuries and new soreness. It is the real deal and definitely works!”"

− Barclay Gresham, Mtn. Brook

"I started doing crossfit about a year ago. I never realized I could develop such a passion for this sport! When my work and family schedule allows, I train everyday, sometimes twice a day. I often heard my coach talk about Cryotherapy Birmingham and I decided to give it a try. I was always really sore and my shoulders would hurt all the time. It’s just amazing how within the first month I could tell the difference! I wasn’t as sore anymore, my muscles recover much quicker and my shoulders don’t bother me anymore!! Not to mention the energy I get after the sessions! I don’t know what I would do without cryotherapy! I try to go 2-3 times a week but I’d go everyday if I had the time! I recommend it to anybody, at any age, that needs to recover from intense workouts, sports or injuries. Especially if you are about to compete! My younger son, 14, begs me to go before his soccer games or after. Cryotherapy Birmingham also has the best customer service! I love to go there and get my freeze sessions! So thankful to have them in Birmingham! "

− Vanda Brenner, Helena

"“Phenomenal cryotherapy! Highly recommend you give them a try. "

− Matt Morse, Birmingham, UAB Baseball 2nd Base

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