consists of two separate rooms the first, the pre-chamber, is for acclimatization with an average temperature of – 65 to – 75C which prepares the body for the next stage. The pre-chamber leads into the second and main treatment chamber cooled to an operating temperature of – 135C. This is the proven optimum temperature for beneficial therapeutic use..

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A typical Cryotherapy treatment lasts approximately 3.5 minutes with 30 seconds being spent in the pre-chamber at – 65 to – 75C for acclimatization and the balance in the main chamber at -135C. A trained member of staff observes each and every session and the chambers are wired for sound and video.

Despite the extreme low temperatures due to the dry air the environment is not unpleasant and is much more comfortable
than, for example, physical immersion in an ice bath where the temperature range is only  2C to 5C!

Required clothing for users includes:

  • Cotton shorts or similar for men

  • Bikinis, Swimsuit or shorts and a sports support top for women (no underwired bras)

  • A face mask

  • A hat or head band (to cover ears)*

  • Gloves or Mittens*

  • Knee length socks*

  • Rubber crocks or similar footwear*

* Supplied by CryoLabs


Where possible all jewellery and metal objects (such as piercings) should be removed before treatments and you should be completely dry before entering the chamber.

It is recommended that you do not consume any food or drinks which have caffeine in them within two hours prior to treatment.

Prior to any treatment session users will be required to fill out a General Medical Questionnaire & Consent to Treatment Form. This can be filled out on arrival or downloaded in advance from our web site and brought with you to CryoLabs.

There are a few conditions that will prevent you from using Cryotherapy as a treatment these are listed on the General
Medical Questionnaire. If you have any concerns about any of these you should consult your GP



Cryotherapy has been shown to aid an athlete’s recovery from fatigue. Taken post-exercise, the treatments kick-start the recovery process through encouraging blood circulation, lymph draining, reducing pain and muscle stress.


Cryotherapy reduces injuries through providing an ability to quickly shut down tissue injuries. Physiologically, cryotherapy provides an anti-inflammatory response while also protecting against muscle damage at a cellular level.


The improvements in health & wellbeing from cryotherapy are substantial. From enhancing the body’s immunity to illness through to providing various anabolic boosts and aiding sleep recovery