Whole Body Cryotherapy by Michael Cook from Progressive Sports Medicine

Whole Body Cryotherapy

Progressive Sports Medicine is a large multidisciplinary clinic located in the Wave Twin Rinks Arena.  Progressive consists of a 1500 sq foot rehabilitation clinic and 4000 sq feet of exercise space which is set up for team, small group and individualized personal training.  Progressive boasts state of the art equipment including a whole body cryotherapy unit and therapists who have actually worked with Professional level teams.  The clinic is staffed with Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Athletic Therapists, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Nutritionists, and a MD with specialized concussion certification.  Progressive is open till 8 PM four nights per week, to 6 PM of Fridays and Saturdays by appointment so we are usually able to get all athletes assessed and begin therapy on the day of injury.

Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) uses Nitrogen gas to create intense cold (-​110°C to -140°C) for 2.5 minutes which instantly reduces or eliminates pain and inflammation while increasing athletic performance and recovery.  WBC stimulates the nervous system through the rapid cooling of the skin receptors which causes dramatic peripheral vasoconstriction which induces adaptive changes that produce a dramatic reduction in pain and inflammation, weight loss, detoxification, and increased energy and recovery / healing rates

Athletes realize increased endurance with faster recovery and healing rates and are able to work out more intensely with little to no post workout pain. This enables an athlete to work out more intensely and more frequently thereby maximizing their potential.  Whole body cryotherapy decreases muscle soreness, pain and inflammation, tendonitis, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, reduces Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS), increased energy and peak athletic performance, allows for immediate post-therapy sports activity, overall faster return to sports training by reducing recovery times.

In addition the athletic benefits, whole body cryotherapy an effective treatment for RA, OA, chronic pain, improved post surgical recovery rates, weight loss and decreased fatigue.

Call (905) 336 – 7707 to book your whole body cryotherapy appointment.