Frequently Asked Questions

Still need answers to some of your questions? Here you'll find a list of the most common questions we receive about cryotherapy and it's benefits.

What is cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the science of using cold temperatures to safely lowers your skin’s temperature to induce four main health benefits: Recovery, Beauty, Weight Loss, and Overall health and wellness.

What is a °CRYO Chamber?

A °CRYO Chamber is where we conduct our whole body cryotherapy sessions. Once you step into a °CRYO Chamber, your body is briefly enveloped with cryogenically cooled air, with temperatures reaching as low as -140°C for a maximum period of three minutes.

Is cryotherapy dangerous?

Cryotherapy treatments are not dangerous, the liquid nitrogen that is used as a chilling agent does not come into contact with your skin. A trained operator is always present during the treatment so to control the temperature levels and monitor your comfort.

Are there any reasons why I shouldn’t do a cryotherapy session?

Most people can do a cryotherapy session. The people who cannot are listed below: Anyone who has: (1) an unmanaged hypertension or a pacemaker (2) has a history of or is being treated for cancer, (3) deep vein thrombosis, (4) a cold allergy, or (5) is pregnant should not use cryotherapy. If you have questions about whether you have any risk, you should first ask your healthcare provider before using a °CRYO Chamber.

Is it comfortable?

Yes! °CRYO Treatments are comfortable. Describing the feeling of a °CRYO Chamber treatment is like standing naked in front of a freezer on a hot day.

How long does a Cryotherapy session last?

Most of our treatments last for three minutes, however some of our Facial and other treatments can last up to 60 minutes depending on your requirements.

I’m claustrophobic. Can I still use the °CRYO Chamber?

Absolutely. Our °CRYO Chamber’s have the option to have your head above the cold air and maintain contact with the outside. The °CRYO Chamber is also equipped with a door that is closed but not locked, so you are always in control whilst in the chamber.

What do I wear during my treatment?

You will be in your underwear and we will provide disposable ones to put on as well. We will also provide mittens, socks, and foot protection to protect your extremities from the cold.

Do I shower before or after my treatment?

There is no showering involved with cryotherapy. Our treatments are completely dry.

How soon after my treatment can I expect results?

It depends on the results you are trying to to achieve. We generally recommend 2-3 treatments per week to see results. °CRYO can not guarantee that any of our clients will see specific results, however we can tell you that you’ll likely feel great right away because after completing your first treatment. Usually our clients experience a release of endorphins, the body’s natural mood elevator, a lift that can last for several hours. Depending on your physical condition, you may feel immediate relief from joint and muscle pain, improved energy, and increased flexibility that can last for several hours or even days.
*Results may vary based on the individual

Is one °CRYO treatment enough?

Whilst every °CRYO session can be beneficial, we recommend our clients consider one of our membership packages to receive maximum benefits. As a maintenance program, we suggest that the series be repeated every three months. Professional athletes will often have up to two sessions a day to help achieve peak performance.

How does °CRYO Glow Facial work?

°CRYO Glow Facials tightens the pores appear on our face and in the process can also tighten the skin. During a treatment the surface temperature of your skin will drop to around 7-8 degrees Celsius, a process that in some cases increases the production of healthy collagen. The application of the °CRYO Glow Facial takes around 10 minutes. It is very comfortable and relaxing.

*Results may vary based on the individual.

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