SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR WHOLE BODY CRYOTHERAPY
1. You must wear cotton or wool socks (and underwear in men) to avoid chilblain.
2. Treatments are limited to 3 minutes per session. Overexposure to the cold temperatures may cause chilblain;
3. During treatment, you must avoid inhaling the nitrogen fumes; while non-toxic, they are devoid of oxygen and may cause fainting;
4. During treatment, you must keep your hands visible to the operator at the upper rim of the cryocabin as instructed;
5. You may end the procedure at any time if you experience any problems or anxiety;
6. Abnormal skin sensitivity to cold may be caused by certain foods, cosmetics, or medication, including but not limited to the following: Tranquilizers, High blood pressure medication;
7. A person who is less than (18) years of age may not use whole body cryotherapy without parental consent;
CONTRAINDICATIONS TO USING WHOLE BODY CRYOTHERAPY:
Pregnancy, severe Hypertension (BP> 180/100), acute or recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris, arrhythmia, symptomatic cardiovascular disease, cardiac pacemaker, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, venous thrombosis, acute or recent cerebrovascular accident, uncontrolled seizures, Raynaud’s Syndrome, fever, tumor disease, symptomatic lung disorders, bleeding disorders, severe anemia, infection, claustrophobia, cold allergy, age less than 18 years (parental consent to treatment needed), acute kidney and urinary tract diseases.
RISKS OF WHOLE BODY CRYOTHERAPY:
Fluctuations in blood pressure (due to peripheral vasoconstriction, blood pressure may briefly increase by up to 10 points systolically during treatment. This effect should reverse after the end of the procedure, as peripheral circulation returns to normal), allergic reaction to extreme cold (rare), claustrophobia, anxiety, activation of some viral conditions (cold sores) etc. due to stimulation of the immune system.