2407 Colony Crossing Place, Midlothian VA (804) 818-3511 info@capcitycryo.com

Common asked questions about cryotherapy:

Why do people enjoy cryotherapy?
Survey results indicate that many cryotherapy participants use cryotherapy for workout recovery, pain management, mental well being and weight management. Whole body cryotherapy is an excellent complement to existing health and wellness initiatives.

Should I do cryotherapy before or after exercise?
Participants who use cryotherapy before exercise claim they experience increased energy, endurance and flexibility. Participants who utilize cryotherapy after exercise claim they experience faster rejuvenation.

Do I need to complete a full three minutes to benefit from cryotherapy?
The three-minute guideline is the maximum recommended session time for cryotherapy. Your safety and comfort is our priority and you may exit the cryosauna at any time during the session. No session exceeds three minutes and your operator is there the entire session.

What should I wear for my cryotherapy session?
You are provided thermal gloves, thermal socks, cryo booties and a comfy robe. Dry undergarments must be worn during your experience.

How often is cryotherapy recommended?
Survey results indicate that participants report they experience benefits after 3-5 consecutive cryotherapy sessions. Many find that if they do cryotherapy 2-3 times a week, their benefits are maintained.

What are the age requirements for whole body cryotherapy?
Anyone age 18 or older can enjoy cryotherapy if they meet height and health requirements. Clients under the age of 18 must have parental consent and a guardian present at the time of the session. The minimum age is 14 years old.

Do I need anything special before my session?
All clients are given a waiver to complete prior to their session.

Are there health concerns to consider before participating in a cryotherapy session?
Anyone with the following conditions should not participate:

  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • Pregnancy
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome
  • Allergy to cold
  • Prior heart attack
  • Unstable heart pain/angina
  • Disease of the blood vessels
  • History of blood clots
  • Uncontrolled seizure disorders
  • Nerve pain in the legs and feet
  • Open sores
  • Any disease or condition with increased sensitivity to cold