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Introducing Our Full-Body Cryotherapy Chamber!


Cryotherapy Chamber PEAK IV Therapy

PEAK IV Therapy and Regenerative Medicine is excited to introduce an innovative addition to our regenerative clinic – the nitrogen-based cryotherapy chamber! This advanced therapy represents a leap in wellness and recovery techniques. Let's dive into the basics of cryotherapy and how it can work for you.


What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy, from the Greek words "cryo" meaning cold and "therapy" signifying treatment, involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures for a brief period. Historically, cold treatments have been used for pain relief and to decrease inflammation. Our cryotherapy chamber uses liquid nitrogen to cool the air around your body while keeping your head at a normal temperature, thereby intensifying the therapeutic effects.


Benefits of Cryotherapy

The benefits of cryotherapy are extensive and varied:


  • Pain Relief and Muscle Healing: Ideal for athletes or those suffering with chronic pain, it significantly reduces inflammation and accelerates muscle recovery.

  • Weight Loss: Regular sessions can boost metabolism, aiding in weight loss efforts.

  • Improved Skin Condition: Exposure to cold temperatures promotes improved blood circulation, leading to healthier, more vibrant skin.

  • Reduced Inflammation: It is effective in managing chronic inflammatory conditions like arthritis, providing significant relief.

  • Boosts Mental Well-being: Cryotherapy can release endorphins, the body's natural “feel-good” hormones, enhancing mental well-being, and also helping to improve sleep.


How Does A Cryotherapy Chamber Work?


In a session, the entire body up to the shoulder is exposed to temperatures as low as

 -274 degrees Fahrenheit for 1 to 3 minutes. Your head remains outside the chamber. This extreme cold stimulates the skin's temperature receptors, sending signals to the brain and triggering the body's survival mechanisms. This process results in a reduction of blood flow to areas of inflammation, a decrease in swelling, and a boost in endorphin release.


  • Rapid Cooling: Our chamber uses liquid nitrogen to rapidly cool the air around your body. This sudden drop in temperature causes your skin’s surface to cool quickly while your core body temperature remains stable.

  • Thermal Shock Response: The extreme cold triggers a 'thermal shock,' which stimulates the body’s survival mechanisms. Your brain sends signals to the rest of the body, redirecting blood to your core to maintain body temperature.

  • Vasoconstriction and Vasodilation: This process leads to vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels), reducing blood flow to the extremities and areas of inflammation. Once you step out of the chamber, the body undergoes vasodilation (widening of blood vessels), rushing oxygen-rich blood back to the extremities and flushing out toxins and inflammatory properties.

  • Endorphin Release: The cold exposure also triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural pain inhibitors and mood elevators, leading to a feeling of euphoria and well-being post-session.



Cryotherapy at PEAK IV

Who is it Good For?

Cryotherapy is beneficial for a wide range of individuals:

  • Athletes seeking faster recovery.

  • People with chronic pain or inflammatory conditions.

  • Those looking to enhance skin health and combat aging.

  • Individuals aiming for weight loss.

  • Anyone seeking a boost in overall wellness and energy levels.


What Do You Wear?

Safety is paramount. During a session, you'll wear minimal clothing - typically swimwear or gym clothing- to maximize skin exposure. We provide protective gear, such as gloves, socks and slippers, to protect extremities from the cold.


I’m Kind of Nervous? What if I Don’t Like It?

There are beginner, intermediate and expert options. We suggest starting at the beginner level with 1 minute at -184oF. As you become more comfortable, you can move towards the goal of expert; 3 minutes at -274oF.


One of our expert staff members will be present during your entire session. Since your head is outside of the chamber, you will be able to speak with the staff member to voice any concerns. This also means that you can bring a friend who will give you a bit of extra encouragement! But if you need to stop the therapy for any reason, just push the magnetic door open and step out at any time.


How Often Can You Do It?

The frequency can vary based on individual goals and conditions. For general wellness, once or twice a week is sufficient. Athletes or those seeking specific therapeutic outcomes might opt for more frequent visits, up to daily sessions. Keep in mind that any chronic condition will respond better to repeated cryotherapy sessions. We recommend starting gradually and increasing frequency as needed.


Ready to Experience the Chill?

Our new head-out, full-body nitrogen-based cryotherapy chamber is more than just a treatment; it's an experience that revitalizes your body and mind. Whether you're an athlete seeking muscle recovery, struggling with chronic pain, or simply seeking a boost in overall wellness, our expert team is here to guide you. Book your session today and embark on a journey to enhanced health and rejuvenation!



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