The first step toward faster recovery and better health is to ensure you have completed the Physical Readiness Questionnaire at our touch screen computer kiosks. The process takes less than 5 minutes, and is important in identifying any health conditions which may preclude you from using our whole body cryotherapy chamber.
After completing the questionnaire, our receptionist will review the various US Cryotherapy service offerings which include: whole body cryotherapy, localized cryotherapy, hydro message, and wellness drink options. You will be given a treatment card that will be handed to our technician instructing them of your selected options. If needed, you can change into proper attire (see What to Wear page) using our full amenities bathrooms which includes personal lockers and private shower rooms.
Once you are ready to begin treatment, you will be given safety instructions by a US Cryotherapy staff member and our US Cryotherapy safety video which reviews important instructions to ensure an enjoyable experience. Prior to chamber entry, you will be provided with necessary protective wear (see What to Wear page).
Our whole body cryotherapy chamber can accommodate up to four people at one time, so bring family members or friends to share your experience. Cold air therapy in the whole body chamber is a dry air -- due to the lack of moisture (humidity) or wind chill, and is not painful like an ice bath or immersion. During the treatment, your skin temperature will decrease more than 30°F over 3 minutes (or less) inside the chamber; however, your core temperature will only lower slightly. You will immediately warm after exiting the chamber, with full range of motion in your muscles and joints, unlike water or ice treatments, where the joints remain stiff for hours.
During your experience you will listen to music to pass the time and an attendant will be monitoring your every movement through a large glass window at the technician station outside the chamber. The chamber doors are incapable of locking, so if you feel uncomfortable, you can easily exit the chamber at any time. If you are intimidated about going alone, no worries, our friendly staff is always available to go in with you!
Review the The Process section which diagrams your full US Cryotherapy experience.
Because of the exposure to extremely cold temperatures, there are mandatory requirements for apparel to be worn in the chamber. You should arrive in or bring the following gym attire: Men recommended: (swimsuit or shorts, T-shirt, socks, and gym shoes). Women recommended: (swimsuit or shorts and top, socks and gym shoes). If you do not have gym shoes or socks, US Cryotherapy provides Kloggs and socks in various sizes for your use. US Cryotherapy will also provide a complimentary pair of gloves for your use at the chamber. You will be provided a headband to cover your ears, and a respiratory mask to cover your mouth and nose. If desired, you will be offered forearm and calf sleeve covers for hyper-sensitive skin. You will have covering for your (fingers, toes, nose & ears) which is simply precautionary. Please avoid wearing jeans, slacks, or other loose fitting clothing as they have a tendency to harden immediately, making walking more difficult. Shirts, shorts, and custom headbands are available for purchase at the Roseville center.
This short duration of exposure would be safe even without the protective apparel. However, US Cryotherapy insists that you wear the mandatory cover for your skin and respiratory protection and to maximize the benefits of your experience.
You should not exercise or shower prior to the chamber treatment. Any type of body condensation will freeze during exposure. It is recommended that you pat yourself dry with a towel before leaving the locker room, and do not apply lotions, oils, cologne or any alcohol based products prior to treatment.
US Cryotherapy Cares About Your Safety:
After exiting from the Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) chamber, it is recommended that light cardiovascular movement be performed for a period of up to 10 minutes to further promote re-warming within the muscles which creates a more favorable circulatory effect to bring fresh blood into the muscles and promote the flushing of stagnant blood within the muscle tissue which contributes to muscle swelling and inflammation.
US Cryotherapy is proud to provide premium TRUE Fitness cardiovascular equipment offering smooth movement, quiet operation, rugged durability, and advanced cardio technology for an extraordinary experience.
Cardio equipment selection at our location includes treadmills, elliptical trainers, upright bikes, and recumbent bikes. You choose the equipment right for you! All of our cardio equipment is outfitted with six preset training programs, one-touch quick keys, heart rate trackers, and other user friendly features to provide you with the best US Cryotherapy experience possible. Our helpful staff will assist you with getting setup on the equipment of your choice.
US Cryotherapy provides a state-of-the-art TRUEStretch cage which is intuitively designed with bio-mechanically correct movements for safe, comfortable, and effective stretching. The TRUEStretch cage helps you look and feel better while reducing your risk of injury by eliminating the need for floor-based stretching. TRUEStretch comes with an easy-to-follow placard with over 30 full color photo-illustrated stretching exercises for effective stretching, all while keeping you in a natural upright position. Developed by internationally renowned physical therapist Gary Gray, the TRUEStretch cage is used by a number of top professional and collegiate teams, as well as many professional athletes and their personal trainers to maximize flexibility. Working on range of motion for targeted muscle groups can also help with creating a favorable circulatory response within the muscle tissue. Our friendly staff can assist you with some stretches which can be beneficial for your needs.
US Cryotherapy also provides stability balls, stretching bands, myofascial release equipment, and yoga mats to enhance your warm-up experience. If you need assistance with use of the equipment or have questions regarding stretching, ask one of our Certified Personal Trainers (CPT) on staff for your benefit.