Cryotherapy is a treatment that cools your body to very low temperatures for a short period of time, which activates natural physiological healing responses. It’s backed by science and is very useful for athletes looking to recover faster as well as people suffering from various conditions like joint pain and depression.
Now DC finally has its first cryotherapy lounge, District Cryo, located just north of the convention center at 9th and N St NW.
District Cryo offers numerous services:
- Whole Body Cryotherapy
- Localized Cryotherapy
- Anti-Gravy Treadmill
- Compression Therapy + Lounge
According to it’s website,
Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is a revolutionary method of cold therapy involving 2-3 minutes of exposure to subzero temperatures ranging from -200*F to -300*F. This is not a medical procedure, but a radical, non-invasive option for people seeking exceptional results.
This technique was first developed in Japan in 1978 by Dr. Toshima Yamaguchi to treat rheumatic diseases, where it was studied and established as a powerful treatment for pain and inflammation associated with a number of many chronic conditions. Over the next three decades it quickly spread to Europe and other countries as it became widely known for its broad range of benefits including treatment for soft tissue pain, inflammation, fibromyalgia, skin revitalization and a host of other benefits.
At DISTRICTCRYO, our goal is to help individuals feel and perform at their best. Whether you’re an athlete, cyclist, runner, cross-fitter, fitness enthusiast – or individual leading an active lifestyle in any capacity; our vision is to offer you cutting edge, proven rejuvenation aids, and general health & wellness in a comfortable environment. As you exert and stress your body through strenuous workouts, it’s imperative that you prioritize recovery not only as a reaction to injury or chronic pains but proactively alongside of your regular fitness regimen to prevent injury and discomfort – we make your wellness our priority!
Be sure to check them out on Yelp and schedule an appointment to swing by soon!