Cryotherapy arrives in Marbella
Cryotherapy Marbella opened this summer, offering many health, performance and beauty benefits. This is Marbella’s first Whole Body Cryotherapy chamber, but the technology has been popular for many years for its effective treatment of sports injuries, arthritis and muscle pain, as well as a host of inflammatory health conditions.
Advocates of cryotherapy include; NBA superstars such as Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, Jamie Vardy and the whole Leicester City football team, boxer Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, golfer Padraig Harrington, the Irish and British Lions Rugby teams, not to mention stars Justin Bieber, Demi Moore, Daniel Craig, Kevin Bacon and Ben Stiller.
Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC), is a technique of exposing the body to very low temperatures of between -140°C and -160°C for a period of 1 to 3 minutes in order to trigger self-healing mechanisms, boost metabolic processes, decrease anxiety and fatigue, improve sleep and stimulate the immune system. The extreme cold triggers the body’s fight or flight response which produces endorphins and redirects oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood to the vital organs. Once out of the cryo chamber this oxygenated blood and endorphins are released back to the peripheral tissues, decreasing inflammation, helping to mend damaged muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments.
Research has shown that cryotherapy effectively improves physical performance and helps to speed-up recovery time. Additional benefits include burning up to 500 calories following a single treatment, increased skin tone due to collagen deposition, and a decrease in skin blemishes. It is used to help atopic dermatitis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic disorders, as well as speed up post-surgical recovery.
“It may seem strange that the cold can do so much, but think of the concept of an ice bath, or putting ice on a bump or bruise – we know that the cold works to reduce inflammation. Cryotherapy is a dry technique which reaches much colder temperatures, so a short session can achieve much better results and is much more comfortable than a prolonged soak in an ice bath. Since we opened we have seen amazing results from people suffering from psoriasis, sports injuries and even chronic fatigue, and people love the energy it gives them and how soft their skin feels when they come out of the chamber. We’d encourage everyone to come and give it a try!”
Cryotherapy Marbella is located in the Dynamic Gym at the Le Village Commercial Centre, just off the Golden Mile and sessions start from 60€. A course of 10 sessions is recommended to see lasting benefits from skin or health conditions, or to start a health and weight loss programme. Athletes should use it before or after their training sessions to train harder and recover quicker.
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