What Is Cryogenic Chamber Therapy?

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Some people will try just about anything when it comes to their health no matter how bizarre or crazy it may seem, but some alternative therapies can put your health at serious risk. Today I'm revealing which ones can help and which ones are just hype. The first extreme alternative therapy is for pain management, it's called cryogenic chamber therapy.

Now, cryotherapy is the application of cold temperature to all parts of our body. It's something we've used for a long time, right? Many of you may have tried this high-tech version, an ice pack but imagine if you could grow it. Right over here is a cryo sauna, it's got liquid nitrogen that's released into the chamber to cool down the body and reduce the inflammation and the pain.

So audience what do you think? Does it help or is it just hype? Get out your answer. Oh, they are, they are split, they're split. Alright. The answer, it helps. The newest standard forms of cold therapy can be very helpful to our folks who have dilapidating pain and inflammation and let me show you why.

Here's an animation of what happens when you have pain and why cooling it makes a difference. So, let's say you are exercising and you sprain your knee, right? You got aches and pain inside of that knee and what ends up happening if you have an eroded surface is the blood vessels over the painful limb begin to swell and if those vessels swell a little bit, they'll release chemicals and the tissue underneath that would get influenced by these white blood cells that speak across and release chemicals, that cause inflammation, irritation and almost scratchy feeling.

Now that is swelling can be addressed if you cool the joint. When you cool the joint, you shrink the blood vessels and by shrinking the blood vessels when they get smaller, it's harder for the white blood cells to escape, you have less swollen, therefore the tissue around it, less chemicals released into the joints space and less aches and pains overall.

It also affects the nerves because when the nerves get cold, they stop sensing pain and that influences of course the way your body will sense whatever is going on down there. So I'm going to try this out. Debbie is here to help. How are you Debbie? Hi. Thank you very much for [xx] So, I'm told that you've actually tried cryogenic therapy before.

Yes, I've done it four times. Four times? Yes. So I want you to get if you don't mind the cryo sauna, then we're going to try this out. Debbie's going do it for us on their stage for the first time, we see if it makes sense. The door is open like this I guess, there it goes. Now, normally you only wear your socks in here, but because this is a nationally televised program, I'm going to grab without looking at her gown, there she is, tataraah! There we are and we got that, perfect alright now, the treatment takes, oh, here we are.

The treatment takes about two and a half minutes but of course when I see Debbie's head before I start. So I'm going to lift her up, I'm starting it up now, I see hands, it's a start. I see hands, there she is, do you feel scared in there? Not any more. So what this device does, it rapidly pushes out, it rapidly pushes out a cold gas and while Debbie is in the cryo sauna, I'm going to move on but we're going to come back here, takes two and a half minutes OK, can you keep you hands like that? Everyone ready? Yeap.

OK, I see the gas coming out. It's chilly in there I bet? It gets really cold. It's cold like if you went out in the snow naked. Alright, so that's the metaphor, I'm just.