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Cryotherapy Contraindications

If you have any of the following contraindications, you may not be able to do this treatment:

  • Pregnancy

  • Severe Hypertension

  • Heart Conditions

  • Circulatory Disorders - Conditions such as Raynaud's disease, peripheral artery disease, and deep vein thrombosis can affect blood circulation and may be exacerbated by cryotherapy.

  • Respiratory Conditions - Individuals with respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may experience difficulty breathing in the cold air environment of cryotherapy chambers.

  • Cold Allergies - Rarely, individuals may have allergic reactions to extreme cold temperatures, leading to skin irritation or other adverse effects.

  • Skin Conditions - Open wounds, sores, or skin infections may be aggravated by cryotherapy, and individuals with these conditions should avoid treatment until the skin has healed.

  • Age - Cryotherapy may not be suitable for children or elderly individuals, as they may be more susceptible to adverse effects from exposure to extreme cold temperatures.

  • Recent Surgery

  • Claustrophobia

It's essential to consult with a healthcare professional before undergoing cryotherapy, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or concerns. They can provide personalized advice based on your medical history and help determine whether cryotherapy is safe and appropriate for you.

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