Skin Care – Rejuvenating Dry Skin
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Is Cryotherapy Used For Skin Care?
Here is the definition of cryotherapy in the free dictionary for skin care:
“Cryotherapy is a technique that uses an extremely cold liquid or instrument to freeze and destroy abnormal skin cells that require removal. The rejuvenation of dry skin is a better solution for your skin care program. The technique has been in use since the turn of the century, but modern techniques have made it widely available to dermatologists and primary care doctors. The technique is also called cryosurgery. Cryotherapy can be employed to destroy a variety of benign skin growths, such as warts, precancerous lesions (such as actinic keratoses), and malignant lesions (such as basal cell and squamous cell cancers). The goal of cryotherapy is to freeze and destroy targeted skin growths while preserving the surrounding skin from injury.”
This explains more about cryotherapy here:
Here are some disorders that cryotherapy and cryosurgery have been used to treat:
- chronic fatigue syndrome,
- rheumatoid arthritis,
- multiple sclerosis,
- chronic pain syndrome,
- phantom pain,
- inflammation of the spine,
- muscle pain and inflammation,
- depression and mood disorders,
- immune system improvement,
- delayed onset muscle soreness,
- Central nervous system disease,
- information of tendons,
- Bursa and joint capsules and skin disorders like dry skin.
Please consult with your doctor before treatment.
Note: If you have these conditions you should NOT use Whole Body Cryotherapy:
- Untreated Hypertension;
- Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease;
- Heart Attack within previous 6 months;
- Valvular Heart Disease;
- Unstable Angina Pectoris;
- Ischemic Heart Disease;
- Condition after heart surgery;
- Pacemaker or Defibulator;
- Decompensating diseases (edema) of the cardiovascular and respiratory system;
- Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Chronic Liver Disease;
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or known circulatory dysfunction (blood clots);
- Raynaud’s Disease;
- Bacterial and viral skin infections, wound healing disorders (open sores or discharging wound/skin conditions);
- Vasculitis or Cryoglobulinemia;
- Severe Anemia;
- Abnormal bleeding;
- Acute kidney and urinary tract diseases;
- Seizure disorders; Hyperhidrosis – heavy perspiration;
- Acute Febrile Respiratory (Flu like respiratory conditions);
- Cold Allergenic Phenomenon (known allergy to cold contactants);
- Currently being treatment for Cancer or low white blood count;
Intoxication from Alcohol or Drugs
(This list was developed as a consensus list at a Medical Symposium in 2006 and agreed upon in writing by twelve attendees. It of course may not be all inclusive, so if you have any particular health problem which you believe would preclude you from participating in exposure to extreme cold, please check with your treating physician before participating.)
What Happens After Cryotherapy For Dry Skin?
Here’s what to expect after your cryosurgery treatment:
Immediately after your treatment the treated area will be red, painful and a bit swollen depending on what type of treatment you received. On the next day you can expect a blister or even a blood blister. Make sure to apply gauze to the painful area. During the next week the blister will probably break and will start to dry up. The doctor may give you some ointment for it.
If there are any complications, please contact your doctor.
Here’s what to wear for your cryotherapy treatment:
During your Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) treatment you will be exposed to very cold temperatures so we suggest you wear underwear or shorts call mom a bra or a bathing suit. It is important that you wear less clothing to increase the exposure of the cool air on your body. It will help you gain the best advantage in the treatment.
You should remove any jewelry or Metal piercings that you have below your neck area because that will be where are the Cold air will flow over your body.
Depending on your spa, you will be provided with slippers or booties, a robe, socks and gloves. Do not get them wet or your skin might experience frostbite.
Wikipedia says, “ During these exposures, individuals wear minimal clothing, which usually consists of shorts for males and shorts and a crop top for females. Gloves, a woollen headband covering the ears, and a nose and mouth mask, in addition to dry shoes and socks, are commonly worn to reduce the risk of cold-related injury.”
Learn more about cryotherapy on wikipedia:
Rejuvenation Of Dry Skin
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