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About Cryotherapy and the CryoCabin

Whole Body Cryotherapy also known as a Cryosauna or Cryo Chamber

Cryotherapy was originally researched by a Japanese scientist in the 1970s. The scientist, Dr. Yamaguchi, tested flash cooling humans in extreme cold temperatures. His findings were very promising and, over the past 45 years, the technology - originally designed for elite athletes - has now been honed and improved for use by everyday people.

A cryo session is completely safe. The cabin fills with nitrogen cooled air until it reaches a temperature of -150° Celsius. The client then enters the cabin for 2 and a half minutes. The goal is to trick your body to activate it's natural healing ability. The cost of a cryo session is between $30 and $60.

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Benefits of Cryotherapy

Based off of 80 peer reviewed studies

Once inside the cryo chamber, your body reacts to the extreme cold by pushing blood from the extremities into the body's core to protect the vital organs. Upon exiting the cabin, your body peripherates blood back to the extremities causing vaso-constriction and increased blood circulation. Your body will also begin naturally warming itself up causing an increase in metabolic rate.

What does this mean?

The anti-inflammatory effect gives the body relief from inflammation-related pain. It increases blood flow promoting the body to heal faster. The hastened metabolism naturally burns calories for the next 6-12 hours. Other reported benefits include improved sleep, less headaches and migraines and more endurance while exercising.

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Who Uses Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy has been embraced by athletes and clinics around the world

Whole Body Cryotherapy is rapidly growing in popularity.

Celebrities and athletes who have regularly use and have endorsed the Cryo Chamber range from comedians such as Joe Rogan - using it for the health and anti-aging benefits, celebrities like Demi Moore using it to promote youthful beauty and superstar athletes like LeBron James and Floyd Mayweather using it for athletic recovery and enhancing their performance. Many other celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Alicia Keys, Daniel Craig, Lindsey Lohan, Jennifer Aniston, and Mandy Moore are all regular users of the technology for benefits ranging from sleep improvement to burning extra calories. Dr. Oz has endorsed Cryotherapy as something he believes is effective in relieving pain. Legendary Portugal soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo even purchased a cryocabin for his house. Dancing with the Stars have been using cryotherapy to recover for a long time. Even Alfonso Ribeiro (better known as Carlton Banks) said Cryotherapy was what gave him the edge in winning on Dancing with the Stars. Tony Robbins has called it his favourite new technology. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors both use Cryo to overcome the vigors of their long seasons.

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Locations

Cryotherapy in Toronto is growing rapidly. Here are the current locations.

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