Your first visit to Glacial Peak will take between 15-20 minutes. Once you are checked in, we like to fully educate our clients and help with any questions they may have before they step into the cryosauna. After your initial session, most visits take less than 10 minutes.
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.
We provide your whole body cryotherapy attire! To allow for 90% of your skins to be exposed to the hyper cool air, you will wear a robe, socks, slippers, and gloves. Men also wear briefs or boxers. Jewelry and metals may not be worn below the neck.
During a whole body cryotherapy session, the temperature may reach as low as -240 F. The controlled environment inside the cryosauna is very cold, but it is definitely bearable.
You jump into the cryosauna for a session as often as once a day! However, the frequency of your sessions is very dependent on what you are using cryotherapy for. Most clients that use cryotherapy mainly for overall health and wellness, often get in the cryosauna one to two times per week. Clients who have an injury, excess inflammation, or want to reduce muscle soreness usually come to Glacial Peak at least two to three times per week.
Those who are pregnant, have severe uncontrolled hypertension, acute or recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris, arrhythmia, symptomatic cardiovascular disease, cardiac pacemaker, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, venous thrombosis, acute or recent cerebrovascular accident, uncontrolled seizures, severe Raynaud’s Syndrome, fever, tumor disease, symptomatic lung disorders, bleeding disorders, severe anemia, infection, claustrophobia, cold allergy, and acute kidney or urinary tract diseases. There are variables to most of these that are allowable. If you are unsure, please contact us.
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!
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, please allow your body to cool down and hydrate for an hour before your appointment.
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.
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.
Besides open wounds, there are no contraindications for local cryotherapy treatments.
Once you are checked in, we like to fully educate our clients and help with any questions they may have before they begin the compression therapy. After your Normatec session begins, it will take 30 minutes to finish the cycle.
During a NormaTec session, you are able to do the leg and arm attachments at the same time and the hip and arm attachments at the same time. Each attachment area is considered a separate service.
There is not a temperature change during a compression therapy session. NormaTec uses compressed, room temperature air, generated from it’s own system.
Those who have pulmonary edema, severe atherosclerosis or other ischemic vascular diseases, extreme deformity of the limbs, acute thrombophlebitis, congestive cardiac failure, deep vein thrombosis, lesions or tumors in the vicinity of application, limb infections that have not received antibiotic coverage, lymphangiosarcoma, or untreated wounds. Also, NormaTec should never be used on the area of a broken bone or fracture that has not fully healed.
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 or have wet hair. Makeup does not need be removed before a cryofacial. However, if you prefer a fresh face for your session, makeup removing wipes are available.
Once you have been checked in, a cryofacial takes about 10 minutes. There little to no downtime after your cryofacial. You will be refreshed and ready to return to your day! Some clients may experience a slight rosiness immediately after their cryofacial, but this will diminish within 15 minutes.
Besides those who are pregnant, there are no contraindications for CryoFacial sessions.
Pre-booked appointments are required for all Cryo T-Shock treatments. To book an appointment please call us at (701) 532-0759 or click here.
Once you are checked in, we like to fully educate our clients and help with any questions they may have before they begin their session. Once your session begins, depending on your area and type of treatment, it will last between 30-60 minutes.
Pagani, who manufacturers the Cryo T-Shock device, strongly recommends vigorous exercising for 30 to 60 minutes following each treatment to aid the body’s metabolic elimination processes. Exercise will keep it elevated and continue to deliver additional oxygen and nutrients to boost skin elasticity. If you are unable to get in a workout, a 30 minute NormaTec session is include with each treatment. It is also beneficial to combine whole body cryotherapy with Cryo T-Shock sessions.
All bodies are different, and there isn’t a one size fits all answer to this question. The number of session is based on what you are hoping to achieve and which area of the body you are treating. A member of our Glacial Peak staff can provide you with an estimated number of sessions for your personal needs after speaking with you and viewing the treatment area.
Session are not painful, and some clients even describe it as rather pleasant. The cryotherapy portion of the treatment is very bearable, and the massage techniques of the device throughout and the thermography provide a sense of relaxation. The sessions have been compared to a hot stone massage.
Depending on the location and type of treatment, we like to let your bloodstream and lymphatic system dispose of your cells naturally to optimize your results. However, most areas are able to receive treatments up to twice a week. It is also recommend to focus on one body part per session to allow for proper drainage and avoid overwhelming the body’s lymphatic system.
Every single body is different, depending on the individual and their diet, lifestyle, and even genetics, results may last several months to several years. For those who receive treatments to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, cryofacials are recommended for maintenance.
Those who are pregnant, have kidney disease, severe diabetes, or are undergoing dialysis or chemotherapy. No Botox within two weeks and no fillers within four weeks.