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The Science of Whole Body Cryotherapy

Published on December 2, 2016

 Whole body cryotherapy is one of the most technologically advanced procedures available for treating the entire body. Whether you’re treating an injury, helping your body recover after intense exercise, or managing the aches and pains in your muscles and joints, cryotherapy provides instant treatment and relief in just a few minutes.

The science behind the cryotherapy process and the technology that goes into the cryosauna are the keys to the success of the process. Understanding how the science and technology work together can give you a better understanding of what whole body cryotherapy can do for you

The cryosauna is composed of aluminum, Alucobond, and cryogenic materials. These cryogenic materials are built to withstand and retain the immense cold produced by the cryosauna to ensure that the machine runs smoothly and that your body gets the full effects of the treatment.

The cryosauna uses the most advanced spray nozzles available to disperse the nitrogen vapor into the cryosauna. Smart pressure technology is used to make sure the system is running efficiently and to guarantee the safety of the patient.

Whole Body Cryotherapy Session

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lu-Jean Feng will have access to all temperature displays and software controls, which gives her complete control over the cryotherapy process to ensure that the treatment is running smoothly and the patient is safe.

Whole body cryotherapy is accomplished through several simple steps. First, the patient will enter the cryosauna with as few clothes as possible; gloves and socks are provided to the patient in order to protect the extremities from the severe cold. Next, a specialists will adjust the settings on the cryosauna to reach the ideal temperature for your treatment, ranging from -90 Celsius (-130°F) to -120 Celsius (-184°F).

Once the settings are in order, the process will begin. The spray nozzles in the cryosauna will release nitrogen vapor into the cryosauna chamber, exposing your body to the extreme cold. This extreme cold stimulates a natural immune system response in your body that provides instant pain relief in the joints and muscles through the release of endorphins. The cold also improves blood circulation throughout the body, which relieves any inflammation.

The session lasts from one to four minutes, depending on the patient. Most patients feel instant results after just a three-minute session. Whole body cryotherapy can be performed on a daily basis. Most patients find that a daily routine yields the best results.

Our Healing & Detoxification Center

At the Feng Clinic’s Healing & Detoxification Center, Dr. Feng strives to provide her patients with the latest and most effective wellness services available. Dr. Feng believes that the best treatments are those that cater to a patient’s individual health concerns and provide a comprehensive and effective solution.

Dr. Feng knows that whole body cryotherapy is one of the best options for treating a wide array of problems. If you are interested in whole-body cryotherapy as a way to help manage your pain and inflammation, or as a way to help your body recover and feel reinvigorated, contact us to schedule a consultation. Dr. Feng will find the best treatment for your body.

Patient Testimonials

  • “I believe she is the best in the country at what she does. Instantly I noticed my neck and shoulder pain was gone and I could breathe much better” – Crystal Hefner
  • "When it comes to explant surgery I think Dr. Feng is the best doctor in the world. She’s done more studies, she’s testified in trials, the whole spectrum of anything to do with explant surgery she’s done it.”
    - Yolanda Hadid (Foster), Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  • “Every communication I had with their office was so professional, and they were so kind and accommodating.”
  • "Dr. Feng is not all about cosmetic surgery…she is about getting healthy and giving her patients the tools to stay that way!”
  • "Went from being overweight, to physically fit and ready for a marathon within 7 months of my surgery. You are in the best of care at her surgical center.”
  • "I was thrilled to have NO PAIN from my procedure! Almost 9 hours of surgery and I awoke with NO nausea, no pain. I was afraid after the nerve block wore off I would have pain…but NO!"
  • "She took a good long time talking with me and my husband, so if there was a time when I had to wait, I figured she was giving someone else her undivided attention…I felt totally taken care of"
  • "Dr. Feng is an expert in her field… [attended] Yale at 16… She has perfected the anesthesia so that nausea can be avoided and she uses nerve blocks to make sure that you aren’t in pain after the procedure"
  • "Dr. Feng removed my ruptured breast implants as well as the inflamed capsules and sent them to her pathologist, which was instrumental in getting my health insurer to cover the surgery, which she also appealed on my behalf"
  • "Words cannot begin to capture the gratitude that I would like to express to you right now. Without your talent, vision and perfectionism my breasts, my health and probably my outlook on life would have been very unhealthy"
  • "I am cured! Those were (my doctor’s) exact words…If it wasn’t for your kindness, your tremendous talent and of course your outstanding staff I would have never known what it feels like to have a normal life again"
  • "I get a comment from every doctor I see about my fabulous scar. I almost have nothing to be seen. Everyone thinks it looks awesome!"
  • "She explanted my 7 year old implants for me and gave me a lolipop lift. She is extremely talented. She made my breast look better than they did with implants"
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