Heat/Cold Therapy Vaughan
Cold/Heat Therapy Services
It’s true that the older you get, the more you realize that your body is not what it used to be. Whether it’s from years of wear and tear or a sudden injury, dealing with pain can put a real damper on your day-to-day life. That’s where our Cold/Heat Therapy Services come in! We offer cold and heat therapy treatments that can help ease your pain and get you back to feeling like yourself again.
Heat therapy is the use of heat to improve the health of a person. It is a form of physiotherapy used to treat various medical conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, sports injuries, and chronic conditions such as arthritis. Heat therapy can be provided in several ways, including using hot packs, heating pads, or hot water bottles. It can also be administered using deep heat treatments, such as ultrasound or microwave diathermy.
Exceptional Cold Therapy
Cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, is a therapeutic process that involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures. This can be done using various methods, such as ice baths, ice packs, cold rooms, and whole-body cryotherapy chambers.
If you’re looking for a way to reduce inflammation, ease pain, and improve your overall health, cold/heat therapy may be the answer. Services like MBS Fitness offer this treatment, so book an appointment today and see how it can help you feel better! Our team of experienced therapists will work with you to determine which type of therapy is best for your individual needs, and create a custom treatment plan to help you get the most out of your session.
Cold Plunge Benefits
Boost Alertness and Concentration
Cold water immersion has been shown to stimulate the release of norepinephrine, a stress hormone known to improve cognitive performance and increase alertness. In addition, the shock of cold water stimulates the nerve and sends an instant energizing jolt to the brain. That’s why it’s become such a popular hack among biohackers and peak performers seeking to optimize their cognitive function.
Speeds Up Metabolism
When we expose ourselves to cold temperatures, our bodies must work hard to maintain our core body temperature. Burning extra calories to stay warm speeds up our metabolism and can help us lose weight.
Improves Blood Circulation
Immersing your body in cold water causes an initial dilation of your blood vessels. This increase in diameter allows for greater blood flow throughout your body. Additionally, the freezing temperatures cause your heart to work harder to maintain a steady body temperature, which ultimately results in improved cardiovascular functioning.
Better Night Sleep
The body goes into repair and detox mode when you sleep. A cold plunge helps the body to release toxins that have built up during the day. When you wake up, your body feels refreshed because the toxins have been eliminated.
Kick-start the Immune System
The cold water forces your body to produce more white blood cells to defend itself against the cold. The plunge also helps to flush toxins out of your body, which also helps to bolster your immune system. And finally, regular cold plunges help keep your lymphatic system functioning properly, which is important for overall immunity.
Anti-inflammatory & Pain Reduction
Heat therapy stimulates blood flow and helps to reduce inflammation and pain. It is often used to treat arthritis, menstrual cramps, lower back pain, and tension headaches. Heat therapy may also be used before physical activity to warm up muscles or afterward to help relieve muscle soreness.
Risks associated with heat therapy include burns, blistering, dehydration, and dizziness. However, heat therapy is generally safe and effective when performed under the guidance of a trained professional like the team at MBS Fitness.
Boost Mood, Focus, and Attention
There are several ways that heat therapy can be beneficial to the mind and body. When the body is exposed to heat, it releases endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that are released by the brain and have pain-relieving properties. They also stimulate the release of serotonin, which is a mood-regulating hormone.
Heat therapy can also help improve circulation and increase the amount of oxygen and nutrients that reach the brain. This improved blood flow can help energize the body and improve cognitive functions. Additionally, heat therapy has been shown to be especially beneficial in improving focus and attention span when combined with other forms of therapy, such as mindfulness or meditation.
Detoxification is a process by which the body eliminates toxins and waste products. Heat therapy can be used to help speed up this process by increasing blood flow and perspiration. This helps the body sweat out impurities and speeds up the metabolism, allowing the body to burn off toxins more quickly.
Heat therapy is also thought to help improve liver function and stimulate the production of digestive enzymes, both of which are important for detoxification. Overall, it can be a helpful way to support the body’s natural detoxification process.
If you’re looking for a new way to recover from your workouts or are experiencing pain that traditional methods haven’t been able to help, give our cold and heat therapy services a try. Our team at MBS Fitness can work with you to create a treatment plan that enables you to get back on track and feel like yourself again in no time. Book an appointment today, and let us show you what we can do!