If you’re not familiar with the word “cryotherapy,” you’re not alone. Even those somewhat familiar with the theory behind cryotherapy think of it as a futuristic abstraction.
But it’s not.
In fact, cryotherapy is another tool in the arsenal of doctors and therapists committed to the relief of pain. That describes the team here at Back & Body, New Jersey. We’re a group of clinicians who work together to provide our patients with 360˚, diversified care.
Drawing on medical disciplines as varied as acupuncture, chiropractic, sports medicine and physical therapy, we provide a unique model which addresses pain in an innovative way. We create therapeutic programs which address the individual need.
The human body is the prototype we all follow, but its variations are endless. At Back & Body, we’ve won awards for our unique answer to that reality, with a multi-disciplinarian care that expedites healing and delivers effective pain relief.
Cryotherapy in Elizabeth, NJ.
There’s nothing futuristic or abstract about an ice pack, right? Yet applying ice packs to injured joints is one of the most basic forms of cryotherapy and people have been doing it for a long time. Cryotherapy is the use of cooling to reduce swelling and inflammation and the resulting pain.
Many professional athletes use ice baths to help their bodies heal after a game, but cold water (as we all know) can be painful. That’s why cryotherapy is a state-of-the-art treatment which applies the same principle, in a controlled and pain-free setting.
In a clinical setting, cryotherapy employs a gas which has been cooled to an extremely low temperature. The device used is called a “cryosauna.”
Liquid nitrogen is used to create an extremely low air temperature for a brief period (between 1 and 3 minutes). The patient is then reintroduced to room temperature, outside the cryosauna.
Cryotherapy works by creating a physiological change in surface cells, which promotes healing, increased energy, and enhanced oxygenation of soft tissue.
Cryotherapy is now available in Elizabeth, NJ at Back and Body Medical. Here, we’ve used cryotherapy to treat everything from inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, to metabolic joint diseases like gout. The applications of this therapy are vast.
“It’s a sensible thing to try, if you’re having a lot of pain.”
Experience cryotherapy in Elizabeth, NJ at Back & Body Medical.
People suffering from chronic pain issues have often tried a variety of therapies to find relief. At Back & Body Medical, we bring our patients multi-disciplinarian care that combines treatments from four distinct disciplines in one facility.
In the vanguard of pain relief, we’re excited to offer patients the opportunity to experience the benefits of cryotherapy in Elizabeth, NJ. The principle of the therapy is sound, proven and has been borne out over time. Cryotherapy represents the natural evolution of the ice pack, bringing exceptional pain relief to people suffering from a variety of issues.
Contact us. Let’s talk about how cryotherapy can bring you renewed quality of life, pain relief and healing, as a part of a Back & Body multi-disciplinarian response.