Cold has a natural numbing effect on the body. In response, tissue swelling is decreased and both nerve pain signals and the body’s own pain mediators are slowed. This reduction of pain and inflammation happens through the non-invasive application of cold therapy that draws heat away from the injury and provides better pain reduction.
Injuries are a part of most lifestyles – whether as a result of an accident or from sports training. They result in a range of pain, soreness, discomfort, and sometimes limited mobility. Cryotherapy provides the benefits of an ice bath in a fraction of the time.
Although cryotherapy is not a magic solution to weight management, it does provide a metabolic lift that burns additional calories by changing the composition of fat cells to be more readily available for the body to use as fuel. It provides a nice complement when coupled with an active lifestyle and a nutritious diet.
Cryotherapy can reduce cortisol levels in the body. The reduction in cortisol, which is a stress hormone, can decrease anxiety, depression, and sleeplessness. Cold therapy can also increase serotonin levels and provide a rush of endorphins, both of which offer mood-boosting benefits along with supporting healthy sleep patterns.
Improve your skin's appearance with regular use of infrared sauna. Open wounds heal quicker with reduced scarring. Infrared heat therapy helps with acne, eczema, psoriasis, burns, and any skin lesions or cuts. It also reduces wrinkles, makes skin look radiant, firms and improves skin tone and elasticity. Regular use may also help reduce cellulite trapped beneath the skin, lessen the appearance of scars, and help burns heal significantly.
Heating of muscles with infrared produces an increased blood flow level similar to that seen during exercise. Body temperature elevation also produces an increase in blood flow. Infrared heat assists in resolution of inflammatory infiltrates, edema, and exudates. The increased peripheral circulation provides the transport needed to help evacuate the edema which can help end inflammation, decrease pain, and help speed healing.
Detox from our sauna is 7 to 10 times greater than a conventional sauna. In a conventional sauna a person sweats about 3% toxins and 97% water. In our sauna, the average person sweats about 20% toxins and 80% water!
In a clinical study with the University of Missouri Kansas City in 2005, the Solocarbon heaters in our sauna were shown to lower blood pressure from a 30-minute sauna session three times a week. Repeated infrared treatment improves impaired blood vessel functions in patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. This suggests a preventative role for sauna use for arteriosclerosis.
Relieve back, neck, and arthritis pain with infrared sauna heat therapy. Researchers studying HRP (Heat Responsive Pain) have observed remarkable therapeutic benefits by using low level heat therapy for treating lower back and upper body pain, all conditions that fall under the HRP classification.
A 30 minute infrared sauna session can burn up to 200-600 calories! As the body works to cool itself while using an infrared sauna, there is a substantial increase in heart rate, cardiac output, and metabolic rate. Infrared heat therapy raises core body temperature causing passive cardiovascular conditioning. Your body's natural response to infrared heat therapy is to increase circulation and sweat.