What is Cryotherapy:

The application of any substance to the body that removes heat that results in decreased tissue temperature.

  • Cold decreases tissue blood flow by causing vasoconstriction and reduces tissue metabolism, oxygen utilization, inflammation, muscle spasm and pain.

Benefits of Cryotherapy:

  • Reduction of pain
  • Increase in muscle strength
  • Enhancing sporting performance
  • Improvement of joint function
  • Reduction of post traumatic treatments
  • Overall faster return to training
  • Slows cell aging
  • Decreases recovery phase from intense work out or injury

The Use of Cryotherapy:

In sports medicine, cryotherapy is mainly used in the acute setting and in the rehabilitative phase of soft-tissue injury.

  • In the immediate post-injury, ice reduces metabolism, thus minimizing secondary injury and the degree of tissue damage.
  • In the rehabilitative phase, cold therapy is used mainly to relieve pain, which facilitate earlier and intense exercise.
  • Postsurgical swelling and pain.

Types of Conditions Cryotherapy can be used for:

  • Muscle strains or contusions
  • Ligament sprains
  • Knee/hip replacements
  • Post surgical scars
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfers elbow
  • Osgood slatters
  • Severs
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tendonpathy

Chryo assessment & initial treatment (1/2 hrs £50)

reoccurring sessions (1/2 hrs £35)

10 Block sessions (1/2 hrs @ £315)