Preliminary Overview: Clinical Relevance of Whole Body Cryotherapy

Author: Alan G. Christianson, NMD Abstract Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is a hypothermic application designed to reduce musculoskeletal pain and inflammation. WBC stimulates the sympathetic nervous system via alpha-adrenergic receptors, causing dramatic peripheral vasoconstriction. This induces adaptive changes correlating with effects of analgesia, reduction of inflammation, and increases in serum markers of tissue repair.   … Continue reading Preliminary Overview: Clinical Relevance of Whole Body Cryotherapy