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What is Whole Body Cryotherapy?

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is a revolutionary method of cold therapy involving 2-3 minutes of exposure to subzero temperatures ranging from -200*F to -300*F. This is not a medical procedure, but a radical, non-invasive option for people seeking exceptional results.

This technique was first developed in Japan in 1978 by Dr. Toshima Yamaguchi to treat rheumatic diseases, where it was studied and established as a powerful treatment for pain and inflammation associated with a number of many chronic conditions.  Over the next three decades it quickly spread to Europe and other countries as it became widely known for its broad range of benefits including treatment for soft tissue pain, inflammation, fibromyalgia, skin revitalization and a host of other benefits.

What is Whole Body Cryotherapy?

Cryo Benefits




Cryo Benefits




Elite Fitness and Performance

What do the Dallas Mavericks, Kansas City Royals, Floyd Mayweather and numerous other professional and collegiate sport teams have in common? They understand that faster recovery permits a consistent and frequent training schedule which is central to quicker skill development and performance, and that WBC is the the tool to significantly accelerate recovery. Athletes with poor recovery and frequent injuries are prevented from the consistency needed to reach optimal performance levels.

Athletes seeking maximum performance and competitive fitness advantages should utilize WBC in their training and recovery regimen to help attain their goals. Whether you desire better muscle healing, decreased fatigue, or accelerated recovery time, connect with our trained team members at DistrictCryo to schedule a visit.

Muscle & Joint Repair - Accelerated Soft Tissue Healing

  • Improves recovery time during training and from injury
  • Increases energy levels and stamina
  • Reduces inflammation throughout the body
  • Relieves pain in joints and muscles
  • Improved muscle fatigue and sustained performance

Recovery Health and Wellness

The term cryotherapy comes from the Greek words cryo, meaning “cold” and therapy, meaning “cure.”  Ice packs and ice baths have long been used to reduce swelling and inflammation. WBC is a much faster and more effective way to cool damaged tissue and effectively treat a number of conditions in improving patients’ overall health. If you’re looking to decrease pain, speed the healing process, simply improve general health and wellness, or solutions to any of the other conditions below, WBC may be right for you. 

In addition to reduced in chronic pain and enhanced systemic immunity, studies and other reported benefits indicate that cryotherapy significantly improves symptoms related to:

  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tendonitis and joint inflammation 
  • Psoriasis
  • Depression, anxiety, and stress
  • Sleep disorders
  • Postoperative recovery

Beauty and Anti-Aging

While the results of cryotherapy can be impressive inside the body, they can be equally as stunning on the surface as WBC tricks body sensors to implementing the same response it would if you were freezing, thereby jump-starting the body's natural healing, detoxification and rejuvenation processes. Due to the improvement of circulation as your body works harder to reheat and transport blood, and the rush of oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood back to the surface of the skin following a treatment, many have experienced the following dramatic results. Reported benefits include the following:

  • Increased collagen production
  • Reduced signs of aging
  • Increased metabolism and weight management benefits
  • More youthful complexion
  • Cellulite reduction

The information presented here is from a scientific, rather than a medical point of view. Statements on this page, and within this site are based on research studies and have not been evaluated by the FDA. Whole Body Cryotherapy is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.