Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) is an alternative to cold water immersion or ice packs.
A new age version of an ice bath, only far superior! This treatment involves exposing individuals to extremely cold dry air (below −150 °C) for two to three minutes. To achieve the sub zero temperatures required, liquid nitrogen mist is distributed throughout the chamber and around your body. During exposure, individuals wear minimal clothing, which usually consists of shorts/underwear for males and shorts/underwear.
In addition, dry shoes and socks, are worn to reduce the risk of cold-related injury. People suffering chronic pain such as Arthritis, muscle soreness and celebrities have all incorporated cryotherapy into the health and well being programs.