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Cryotherapy in Sports Injury Management

Injuries are common, and whether the injury is mild or severe, immediate recovery from muscle injury is a chief concern for both athletes and sports physicians. According to many top strength coaches who work with pro athletes, cold therapies can make a big difference in the way your body recovers. Cold Play Cryotherapy systems cover…

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Top 5 Reasons You Need To Add Cryotherapy To Your Athletic Routine

1. Fewer Injuries The key to fewer athletic injuries is a prevention strategy with cryotherapy. Using a cryotherapy chamber after sport-related games and intense physical activities will help reduce inflammation and protect muscles and connective tissues from damage. 2. Faster Injury Recovery When injuries do happen, you want to get back on the field as…

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Cold Exposure Strengthens Immunity

Most of us prefer to avoid temperature extremes whenever possible, right? If we’re cold, we put on a sweater or coat. And if we’re hot, we choose high-tech wicking fast-drying clothes that keep us cooler as we work out. What happens if we voluntarily seek out temperature extremes? What if we allowed ourselves to experience…

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How to Beat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) with Cryotherapy

The delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), as one of the most common recurrent forms of exercise-induced sensations, can hinder the progression of athletic activity for up to 72 hours. The cold-temperature environment of the whole-body cryotherapy can significantly speed up the recovery time. Also, our bodies undergo morphological changes of vital proteins and the plasma…

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Athletic Recovery and Lactic Acid

During an intense workout or strenuous exercise, we begin to breathe faster than our bodies can handle. The body systematically continues to generate energy with aerobic methods with directly using oxygen. When the body is pushed to a limit that it can not produce energy with aerobic methods, it starts to deliver energy in a…

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Cryotherapy: Get an Epic Night of Sleep

Whole body cryotherapy can improve our circadian rhythm which is also known as our sleep/wake cycle. Sleeping in a cold room enhances the quality of sleep and so does being in colder temperatures. Exposure to cold produces happy hormones called endorphins and norepinephrine, a hormone primarily involved in the sleep-wake cycle. Endorphins Endorphins are chemicals that…

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5 Secrets of Faster Athletic Recovery with Cryotherapy

Questions & Answers on faster Athletic Recovery with Cryotherapy Why do your muscles heal faster with Whole Body Cryotherapy? Why is it Cryotherapy healthier than an ice bath? Cryotherapy systems are not ice baths – nor is it an expensive ice bath because there is no submersion in water. However, your body is submerged in…

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Cryotherapy, Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress & Immunity

Intense physical exercise can stimulate the formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the body. This highly reactive chemical substance formed as a result of the regular metabolism of oxygen normally has an important role in maintaining homeostasis of a system. However, over-accumulation of these free radicals of molecular oxygen can cause a disturbance in…

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Athletic Recovery and Lactic Acid

Enhanced recovery after a physical activity and effective treatment of exercise-inducing muscle damage is a priority for amateur sportsmen and professional athletes alike.

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