FAQ: Local Cryotherapy
DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY?
Pre-booked appointments are preferred for all of our services. Although, we do accept walk in appointments for local cryotherapy based on availability. To book an appointment please call us at (701) 532-0759 or click here.
SHOULD I USE WHOLE BODY OR LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY?
All bodies are different, and there isn’t a one size fits all answer to this question.The type of cryotherapy you should use is based on what you are hoping to achieve. Local cryotherapy is ideal for providing efficient treatment to a specific area, while whole body cryotherapy is beneficial for the entire body. To achieve maximum benefits, some clients utilize both services on the same day. Please feel free to ask a staff member at Glacial Peak to explain the personalized benefits of each option for you if you’re unsure of which service to utilize!
DO I NEED TO DO ANYTHING TO PREPARE FOR MY FIRST SESSION?
No special preparation is needed prior to arriving at the Glacial Peak. However, we do ask that you do not apply any lotion or moisturizer to your skin an hour before your session. If you are coming from a workout or game and are covered in perspiration, we will provide you with a towel.
IS LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY PAINFUL?
Our staff at Glacial Peak are fully trained and prioritize safety. During a local cryotherapy session, the temperature of the vapor may reach as low as -240 F. The vapor is very cold, but it is definitely bearable. Your skin’s temperature is monitored during your session to ensure maximum results without risking frostbite.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I USE LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY?
You can get a local cryotherapy treatment as often as once a day! However, the frequency of your sessions is very dependent on what you are using cryotherapy for. Clients may come to Glacial Peak for a local treatment multiple times per week to just once depending on their ailment or injury severity.
WHO SHOULD NOT USE LOCAL CRYOTHERAPY?
Besides open wounds, there are no contraindications for local cryotherapy treatments.
If you have further questions after reviewing our any of the FAQs for our services, please don’t hesitate to ask one of our staff at Glacial Peak for more information.