Whole-Body Cryotherapy Boosts Natural Healing
Cryotherapy is a favorite wellness tool of famous people from Jennifer Aniston to the New York Knicks. According to the doctors at The Center for Joint and Spine Relief, in Jersey City, whole-body exposure to extreme cold can provide relief from muscle soreness, pain and inflammation, as well as aesthetic and other benefits.
Serge Menkin, M.D., Lawrence Petracco, DC, and Joseph Bryson, DC, offer treatments individually in the center’s cryotherapy chamber, which uses gasiform nitrogen to rapidly lower the temperature of the skin’s top layer to 32 degrees Farhrenheit while cabin temperature drops to -274 F. During a three-minute session, the brain stimulates the body’s organ regulatory functions, resulting in caloric expenditure, energy increase, cell rejuvenation, immune-system boost and an overall anti-inflammatory, healing response, according to the center’s doctors.
Among the conditions they treat using cryotherapy are chronic pain, chronic fatigue, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, mood disorders and degenerative diseases of the joints and spine. Aesthetic benefits include tighter skin, cellulite reduction and increased collagen.
cryotherapy is one of many modalities offered at The Center for Joint and Spine
Relief to help patients restore their health and wellness.