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The leading destination in City Center for cutting-edge wellness and recovery solutions.Delve into our extensive array of services, featuring Full Body Cryotherapy, Local Cryotherapy, Full Spectrum Infrared Saunas, TheraLight Red Light Bed, Normatec Compression, and our recently unveiled Contrast Therapy and IV Therapy rooms.Begin your quest for peak health and fitness recovery with us today.

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Improve sleep, energy and mood. Boost focus and reclaim your cognitive edge. Decrease pain, inflammation and signs of aging.

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Benefits of iV Drip TherapyIV Therapy offers a distinctively safe and potent approach to aid in your body's healing and rejuvenation, facilitating quicker recovery. Unlike dietary adjustments, lifestyle modifications, and supplement regimes, which often take time to yield results, IV Therapy enables immediate transformative changes. Coupled with ongoing dietary, lifestyle, and supplement support, it ensures the maintenance of your peak health.

Benefits of Whole Body Electric CryotherapyWith electric cryotherapy, you are able to expose your entire body to the ultra-low temperatures which results in true whole body cooling. Again, this is because you are in a refrigerated cooled air chamber which is completely safe to breathe. Studies have found that with the whole body exposure there are more positive reactions which stem from activating the CNS (Central Nervous System). With nitrogen cryotherapy, you have to keep your head and chest above the treatment area, because the chamber is full of nitrogen and it can be very dangerous when inhaled. This type of partial body is certainly still beneficial but partial cooling targets lower body extremities and yields less bodily reactions.

Benefits of Contrast TherapyIf you’re interested in improving your physical and mental health, you know how often you look for ways to gain that extra edge in wellness. Engaging in a hot sauna and cold plunge routine allows individuals to harness a diverse range of benefits, addressing various aspects of physical and mental well-being.Here are the top benefits of sauna and cold plunging contrast therapy:
1) Boosts Energy Levels
2) Increases Circulation
3) Enhances Immune Function
4) Promotes Faster Muscle Repair
5) Burns “Brown” Fat for Weight Loss
6) Improves Skin Health
7) Reduces Stress

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Phone: 757-272-1746Fire and Ice Recovery
11838 Canon Blvd
Newport News, VA 23602

Whole Body Cryotherapy

Recover faster and feel better in our state-of-the-art, standing Cryotherapy chamber that is cooled between -190F to -260F with liquid nitrogen vapor.

What is Cryotherapy?Created in Japan by a rheumatoid arthritis doctor in the 1970s and popularized in Europe by Professor Reinhart Frickle, a German rheumatologist, Whole Body Cryotherapy has become increasingly popular for its performance-enhancing, recovery, health, and wellness benefits.During the session, the temperature is regulated by our CryoTechnicians within the range of -190F to -260F. Assured by our technician at all times to ensure safety and a great experience, the CryoSauna is filled with nitrogen gas mist. Your head is above the chamber at all times with CryoTechnicians engaging in continuous conversation during your 3-minute session. Before you know it, the session is over. You won’t believe how quickly it goes.Try it out for yourself! We provide the boots, socks, gloves and robe. Men must wear underwear and woman have the option.

How Does Cryotherapy Work?Cryotherapy utilizes the power of the cold to promote your body’s natural ability to heal, triggering a systemic fight or flight response which results in the blood being forced away from the extremities, short-looping through the lymphatic system and back to the vital organs. Your body returns to a state of homeostasis which helps reduce inflammation and pain as well as increase energy levels. This allows your body to recover more efficiently than traditional ice baths.During your 3-minute session, blood circulates through your natural filtration system (kidneys, liver and heart) and removes toxins and inflammatory properties from the body. After your session, your blood vessels dilate through a process called vasodilation in which blood vessels are dilated up to four times their normal state. Filtered blood, supercharged with oxygen, nutrients, and enzymes, flows through your body and to your peripheral tissue.

Cryotherapy Benefits-Can burn up to 800 calories
-Helps reduce pain and inflammation
-May increase metabolism
-Helps speed up muscle recovery and healing
-Can boost immune system
-May improve sleep patterns and stress management
-Can reduce arthritic and chronic pain

Local Cryotherapy

Local cryotherapy is a cryostimulation treatment that increases blood flow to injured or sore muscles and joints. Extreme cold applied to the injured area stimulates oxygenated blood flow, reducing tension and inflammation. Immediately following treatment, the natural analgesic effect caused by cryostimulation reduces tension and allows treated muscles to relax. Post-treatment, participants often report stronger muscles and joints, increased tolerance to strenuous exercise, and boosted athletic performance.

What is Local Cryotherapy?Local Cryotherapy is used to reduce pain, inflammation, and swelling in targeted areas. Unlike Whole Body Cryotherapy, which stimulates cold receptors all over the body in order to trigger an internal systemic anti-inflammatory response, local cryotherapy allows us to treat a specific location and is much more powerful and efficient than traditional ice baths. Patients frequently combine this application with Whole Body Cryotherapy, to treat problem areas both from the “inside out” as well as from the “outside in”. With temperatures as low as -240 degrees Fahrenheit, a local cryotherapy treatment generally takes about 5-10 minutes depending on the area treated. A local cryotherapy treatment provides the patient with a rush of oxygenated blood, a natural analgesic effect and a reduction in muscle tension in the treatment area. Post treatment, the microcirculation in the treatment area provide muscles with increased rates of healing and recovery, and the natural analgesic effect and relaxation of muscles allows the patient to increase their exercise tolerance, as well as strengthen the muscles and joints to reduce the possibility of injury in the future.

Benefits of Local CryotherapyLocal cryotherapy can be beneficial for athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and people suffering from muscle and joint pain. The technique is often used in sports medicine because of the valuable benefits it provides athletes. Those involved in professional training sessions and competitions regularly experience soreness and soft tissue injuries that can get in the way of peak performance. Local cryotherapy is also a useful preventative measurement, as it strengthens muscles and joints to reduce the possibility of future injuries. More benefits of local cryotherapy include:Improved joint functionality
Treatment of muscle and ligament strains
Improved circulation
Increased resistance to fatigue
Relief from pain and inflammation
Decreased tension in muscles
Quicker recovery
Treatment of tendon injuries
Enhanced athletic performance

How does Local Cryotherapy work?Unlike whole body cryotherapy, which uses a cryotherapy sauna, local cryotherapy uses a smaller machine that includes a hand held piece allowing us to apply extremely cold air (-240 F) to the troubled area. The treatment only takes minutes to complete and leaves the client with benefits that far exceed what traditional icing can provide. Local cryotherapy is relaxing and allows us to treat even more individuals that are unable to do whole body cryotherapy. Whether you are looking to improve physical performance, reduce wrinkles or scarring, or relieve pain and inflammation, local cryotherapy is available to provide you with results!

Infrared Sauna

Heat and detoxify your body internally, eliminating toxic heavy metals and help your body with pain relief, improved circulation, relaxation and anti-aging benefits.

Infrared Sauna TherapyUnlike traditional saunas, an infrared sauna uses the power of infrared light to heat and detoxify the body internally. In addition to eliminating toxic heavy metals, other benefits include anti-aging, weight loss, relaxation, pain relief, and improved circulation. Get your life back into balance with one of the “hottest” wellness therapies for overall healthier living. Experience the benefits of our infrared sauna for yourself!

How Infrared Saunas WorkInfrared heat therapy uses the wavelength of the visible and non-visible light spectrum of sunlight that heats the body normally. Through the use of this invisible band of light, objects are warmed without warming the ambient air, similar to sunlight on a winter day. This creates an environment that is more tolerable than traditional saunas.During your 30 minute session, you will sweat as you would in a warm environment, but your perspiration contains a reduced amount of water and more of the things that we don’t want in our bodies.

Infrared Sauna Benefits-Weight Loss
-Pain Relief
-Improved Circulation

NormaTec Compression

Your personal, on-demand massage therapist. Experience the world’s most elite athletes’ best-kept recovery secret with our air compression massage technology.

NormaTec Compression TherapyRecognizing that recovery is an integral part of every athlete and fitness enthusiast, the NormaTec Recovery System was created by a physician bioengineer to enhance blood flow and speed recovery. The NormaTec uses sequential air compression massage therapy to massage your limbs, mobilize fluid and speed recovery of your body. Whether you love running, yoga, CrossFit, or weight lifting our NormaTec Recovery System can help you take your performance to the next level!

NormaTec Benefits-Speeds Recovery + Rehab
-Reduces Inflammation + Swelling
-Improves + Enhances Blood Flow
-Removes Toxins + Lactic Acid
-Helps Prevent + Eliminate First-Stage Varicose Veins

How NormaTec Compression WorksDuring the 30- or 60- minute session, NormaTec Pulse Technology system employs three pattern techniques to maximize your recovery of your legs, hips or arms.Pulsing: Using dynamic compression (vs. static-squeezing), the pulsing action mimics the muscle pump of the legs and arms, enhancing the movement of fluid and metabolites out of the limbs.Gradient: To prevent fluid backflow, the NormaTec uses hold pressures to keep fluids from being forced in the wrong direction.Distal Release: When there is no need to prevent backflow, the NormaTec releases the hold pressures in each zone to allow each limb maximum rest time between compression cycles.

Red Light Therapy

What is light therapy and why should you use it? We’ll answer those questions below and explain how light therapy treatments can improve your health and help you thrive. With so many other health modalities and therapies out there, it’s natural to be skeptical. In this article, we’ll also show that light therapy is an effective treatment backed by science and peer-reviewed clinical research.

Everyone Needs Healthy Light, But Most People Don’t Get EnoughLight is essential for our health and cellular function, just like water, sleep, and the nutrients from food. The human body is designed to function with an abundance of natural sunlight, but with our modern lifestyles, most people don’t get nearly enough light every day. The average American spends over 90% of their time indoors. [1] That’s not nearly enough natural light for optimal health and balance! Worse yet, much of the time we spend indoors is filled with bright blue light from screens and overhead lighting, which can have a negative effect on sleep and circadian rhythms.Bottom line: everyone needs healthy light, but most people don’t get enough. Instead, they get way too much blue light, resulting in worse sleep and overall health.

Treatments are Quick, Simple, and Non-InvasiveLight therapy is quick: We recommend 10 minutes per treatment area. It’s also super easy: all you have to do is sit or stand in front of the device and your body & cells take in the light. Treatments are also completely non-invasive and don’t include any ultra violet (UV) rays.

Light Therapy Supports a Wide Range of Systemic Health BenefitsLight therapy is a rare treatment that really is one-size-fits-all. Whether you’re an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, a busy mom, or a senior trying to stay active, you can benefit from more healthy light in your life. Light is for everyone, and light therapy supports greater balance and a wide range of systemic health benefits. What are the health benefits of light therapy? We’ll cover some of the main ones below.

Enhanced Cellular Function and ATP Energy ProductionIn conjunction with a healthy lifestyle, light therapy treatments can have systemic benefits because they work by improving cellular health across the entire body. When your cells are working more efficiently and producing more ATP energy, the better you can look and feel.

InflammationLight therapy treatments help your body’s natural inflammation process as you recover from illness or injury. Check out this paper by Dr. Michael Hamblin of Harvard Medical School to learn more about red light therapy’s effects on inflammation. Dr. Hamblin is one of the world’s leading photomedicine researchers, and believes light therapy produces an “overall reduction in inflammation.” [2] Read more details about inflammation, strain, and light therapy here.

Improved Blood FlowOne of the potential benefits of light therapy is a significant increase in blood circulation following treatment sessions. This indicates tissues are receiving more oxygen and other nutrients that are important for healing. At the same time, light helps the body and circulatory system rid itself of toxic byproducts.

Sleep OptimizationHealthy light intake is essential for sleep and maintaining natural circadian rhythms. Our brains interpret light as a sign of when to be awake and asleep, and when to make crucial sleep hormones like melatonin. Bright blue light at night can knock your sleep cycle out of whack, but red light is a lower-intensity alternative that can help support longer, more restful sleep.

Recovery, Healing, and PerformanceLight therapy is widely used by trainers and pro athletes to improve fitness, boost physical performance, and support the recovery process. Muscle cells require a great deal of energy, and grow and strengthen through a process of tears and repairs. Light therapy helps your body produce and use energy more efficiently. Supporting circulation and inflammation reduction with light therapy can also help you heal and recover after injuries and workouts.

Skin Health and BeautyTaking in healthy light is crucial for skin cells, skin health, and beauty. Red and NIR light promotes balance across the body and skin by enhancing cellular respiration, making energy production more efficient, with less oxidative stress. When your cells are in greater balance, your skin will look and feel softer and more invigorated.

Mental AcuityMental acuity is a measure of how well your brain processes and responds in the moment. When shined on the head, NIR wavelengths of light can reach brain cells and stimulate the mitochondria in the body’s main processing center. This can improve cellular energy production, enhance blood flow, and support better mental acuity.

Salt Therapy

Salt therapy is a natural remedy that involves inhaling pharmaceutical-grade dry salt in a comfortable, controlled environment.As you sit back and relax, a special medical device called a halogenerator will disperse microscopic salt particles into the room. You’ll inhale these tiny particles deep into your airways and lungs and they will also land on your skin.Suitable for babies, children and adults, salt therapy can help soothe a long list of skin, respiratory and lifestyle conditions.

What conditions may salt therapy help?Salt therapy can help relieve the symptoms of skin, respiratory and lifestyle conditions, including:Asthma
Eczema & Psoriasis
Hay Fever
Cold & Flu
Sleep & Snoring
Stress, Anxiety & Fatigue
Sports Performance

What are the Origins of Salt Therapy?The benefits of salt therapy were first discovered in 1843 in Poland, where workers in underground salt mines suffered fewer respiratory issues.By chiseling and grinding the salt, the miners produced micro-sized particles of salt that were dispersed into the air of the mine and then inhaled.

What Makes Salt Effective?Dry salt is super absorbent and has natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.Once inhaled, the salt causes your mucus to thin and liquefy, making it easier to dislodge and expel – along with pathogens, debris and pollutants.Dry salt particles also gently stimulate your body’s natural cilia movement. Cilia help keep our airways clear of mucus and dirt, so we can breathe with ease. But with the help of salt, this process is accelerated. Think of salt like a toothbrush for your airways, cleaning out mucus, debris and pathogens.For the skin, dry salt can absorb impurities, regulate the pH level and promote your skin’s ‘good’ bacteria. It improves the skin’s protective properties, reducing inflammation and encouraging natural exfoliation and regeneration.

Fit3D Scan

To help provide the absolute best member experience, 757 ROC Fitness and Fire and Ice Recovery has partnered with FIT-3D, the world’s leader in 3D body scanning technology.You can track your progress from any device anywhere in the world. You will be able to compare your baseline scan to any future scan so you can easily monitor, track and see the progress you’re making toward your fitness goals!

The 40 second, non-invasive scan. The 3D scan will calculate: circumference measurements, body composition, posture analysis, Body Shape Rating (BSR), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) and much more.It also shows you how you compare against healthy ranges and against others of your same gender and age.

How Infrared Sauna May Enhance Immunity

Ginny Robards
10 minute read•January 16, 2023

This time of year is a veritable minefield from the standpoint of your immune system. And that has perhaps never been more true than now, as we are facing a phalanx of coronavirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza, and the various cold viruses. Fortunately, there are tons of things that we can do to bolster our immunity, like regular exercise, nutritious whole foods, and adequate sleep.Remarkably, using a sauna has also been shown to stimulate the immune system, and even lower risk of developing respiratory infections.How come? Well, before we talk about saunas specifically, let’s delve into how raising your body temperature activates the immune system — using an example that most of us know all too well.Fever and the Heat Shock ResponseFever is a hallmark of infectious disease. Usually, when we talk about fevers it is in a negative context, and understandably so. Fevers are no fun, and they can become dangerous when uncontrolled.However, it's worth bearing in mind that fevers don't emanate from viruses or bacteria. Fever is an ancient response, found in all warm-blooded animals, and it is triggered by inflammatory proteins generated by our own immune system. Fevers are also energetically costly, and our bodies don't really like to burn a ton of calories unless there's a very good reason for it.Taken together, this suggests that fevers must be beneficial. But why?One way that an elevated core body temperature could confer protection against disease is through the induction of heat shock proteins.Extreme temperatures can cause proteins in your body to become denatured, or lose their structure and function. For example, think about what happens to an egg white when you boil it. For that reason, when your body temperature goes up, such as during a fever, heat shock proteins come to the rescue to keep essential cellular proteins from unraveling.Interestingly, heat shock proteins have also been shown to stimulate the immune system, suggesting that it may be part of how fevers protect us from viruses and bacteria. And this is where saunas enter the picture. You see, exposure to heat through a sauna has also been proven to elicit an increase in heat shock proteins. In one trial, when participants sat in a 163.4 °F sauna for 30 minutes, levels of heat shock proteins increased on average by about 49%. But does replicating the molecular milieu of a fever necessarily translate to better immunity?How Sauna May Cut Your Risk of Catching a Cold in HalfNow let's take a look at some research that has directly examined sauna use and its impact on immune biomarkers and risk of getting sick.In a small Polish study, healthy young middle-distance runners experienced significant increases in their white blood cell count after just one 30 minute session.Notably, the researchers observed a significant rise in monocytes and neutrophils. These cells make up the vanguard of your immune defense against pathogens. When a virus or bacteria invades your body, monocytes and neutrophils are the first cells to attack.So, do these (likely temporary) increases in immune cells lead to greater protection against illness over time?A while back, researchers in Munich decided to put it to the test by recruiting 50 volunteers and splitting them into two groups. Twenty-five subjects were assigned to participate in sauna bathing at least 1-2 times per week for six months. To ensure that they stuck to the plan, the researchers reserved special times at a public sauna for study participants.The other 25 participants, serving as a control group, agreed to abstain from sauna bathing or any other treatments involving prolonged heat exposure. Everyone in the study was instructed to keep records of their upper respiratory symptoms, and they called the authors if they seemed to be developing an infection so that the diagnosis could be confirmed. Much as the authors suspected, the sauna group experienced fewer colds than the control group. This became particularly obvious in the final three months of the study — the sauna group reported only nine colds, compared to 23 in the controls.How Sauna May Prevent Infections from EscalatingOf course, it's tough to totally avoid respiratory viruses entirely. But as we've sadly learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, infections can vary tremendously in severity from person to person. The same virus that caused brief cold symptoms in one individual could result in hospitalization (or worse) in someone else. And much of this hinges on the responses of your immune system.Fortunately, some long-term observational research suggests that sauna may help prevent these sorts of diseases from getting out of hand.A ton of research on sauna bathing has been generated in Finland, largely because sauna use is remarkably ubiquitous there. A majority of homes have a sauna, and surveys show that most Finns use sauna at least once per week.To see how sauna use affects respiratory illnesses, researchers affiliated with the University of Eastern Finland analyzed data from 2,210 middle-aged men. The participants reported on their sauna bathing habits early on, and then were followed for more than 25 years to see how their sauna use influenced their health over time.The researchers divided the men into categories based on how frequently they used sauna on a weekly basis, and analyzed hospital records to see how often these men were diagnosed with serious respiratory disease.After they adjusted the data for a bunch of possible confounding factors, they found that the men who engaged in sauna bathing 2-3 times per week were 28% less likely to develop pneumonia, compared to men who only used sauna one time per week or less. More sauna use appeared to be even better --- men who used sauna four times per week or more were 37% less likely to be diagnosed with pneumonia.This finding lines up with another similar analysis, which found that frequent sauna use was linked to a 41% reduced risk of going on to develop a significant respiratory disease. Pretty darn impressive results, for something as simple and accessible as sitting in a sauna.Practical TakeawaysLet's go over how much sauna you need to support a healthy immune system — and how you might go about it.Frequency and durationAt least twice per week seems to be a good threshold for keeping sickness at bay. However, the research from Finland certainly seemed to suggest that more is better. Furthermore, there is reason to believe that heat acclimation through regular passive heat exposure enhances production of heat shock proteins.So if you want to maximize the immune benefits, at least four times per week is probably ideal, in sessions of about 20-30 minutes long.TimingHonestly, the best time for you to use the sauna is whenever is convenient for you. But my favorite window for getting in the sauna is post-workout.This is because exercise also increases circulating neutrophil and monocytes, as well as boosts heat shock proteins. Given that physical activity tends to warm you up, that makes sense, right?And as an added bonus, some new research has revealed that exercise helps shuttle immune cells to your lungs and lymph nodes --- right where they are needed to fight respiratory diseases!TypeThe studies that I cited above used traditional Finnish saunas, which makes sense — they've been around a whole lot longer. And that should work just fine.However, an infrared sauna could offer some advantages. You see, infrared saunas use electromagnetic radiation to warm your body directly, rather than just heating the air. Because it penetrates more deeply, it can elicit the same benefits at a significantly lower temperature. That means you can hit the proper "dose" of sauna described above much more comfortably, compared to traditional saunas, and in a more time-efficient manner.

Neymar Uses Normatec Compression for Recovery

Brian Tunney
5 minute read•November 30, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 24, in a 2-0 victory over Serbia, Brazil emerged victorious during the FIFA World Cup 2022, minus a key player. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known as Neymar, sustained a lateral ligament injury on his right ankle, following a tackle from Nikola Milenkovic.Team doctors also reported some small bone swelling, and Neymar began receiving treatment almost immediately after the injury. Neymar acknowledged the setback, with hope.“Today has become one of the hardest moments in my career... and again in a World Cup,” he said via Instagram. “I have an injury. Yes, it's boring, it's going to hurt but I'm sure I'll have the chance to come back because I will do my best to help my country, my teammates and myself. Long time to wait for the enemy to knock me down like this? NEVER!”Neymar is a Brazilian forward that plays for the Paris-Saint Germain and Brazil national team. A prolific goal scorer, he has scored at least 100 goals for three different clubs, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2017.Team doctors for Neymar have not elaborated on his recovery regimen, but Neymar took to Instagram Stories to show off the progress he’s making by using Normatec 2.0 Compression. Yes, he’s utilizing the same compression technology that Restore Hyper Wellness® uses in many locations.What Is Compression?Compression is an effective method by which controlled pressure is applied to the extremities in order to increase blood flow and the efficiency of the lymphatic and venous systems. Traditionally, compression uses socks or stockings, but Restore uses newer technology like Normatec to offer dynamic compression that utilizes compressed air to mobilize fluid and improve circulation. This technology involves “sleeves” which slide onto your arms, legs or around your hips and offer a pneumatic, pressurized massage.How Does Compression Work?The idea behind compression is pretty simple: It helps your system increase blood flow to certain areas, encouraging your body to deliver more oxygen and nutrients to the area, which in turn may speed up recovery, relieve aches and improve athletic performance.Neymar, 30, has not returned to the World Cup since his injury last week, but Brazilian soccer manager Tite seems confident that he will return. “I believe that Neymar and Danilo will play [in] the World Cup,” Tite said during a press conference. “I believe in that. Medically, clinically, they can talk more about the stages of the treatment. I have no place to talk. I trust that we will be able to use both of them.”Many professional athletes (including Steph Curry, Lebron James, Kevin Durant and Amy Cragg) have used compression as a means to recover faster in between training sessions or after intense competitions. Because the pneumatic squeezing technique increases blood and lymphatic flow in your limbs, it allows for muscles to recover faster from aches or overuse, so the athletes can perform at a higher rate of intensity without needing as much rest or recovery in between exercises. But with compression, that recovery period is much shorter because the system mimics therapeutic pressure, reducing tenderness and alleviating soreness in the process.

Chris Hemsworth Embraces Cold Therapy

Brian Tunney
5 minute read•December 14, 2022

In a recent episode of Limitless With Chris Hemsworth, a six-part National Geographic documentary streaming on Disney+, the Thor actor swims 250 yards across an icy Nordic fjord without a wetsuit. The average temperature of an icy fjord hovers around 30-40 degrees Fahrenheit and can be much colder."Cold water triggers some extremely powerful survival mechanisms," he says during the episode. "Controlling the body's response to cold could have huge health benefits down the line."The series, which explores scientific insights into how we can all unlock our body’s superpowers to fight illness, perform better and even reverse the aging process, features Hemsworth as a sort of test subject, taking on extreme challenges that also included walking the edge of a 900-foot skyscraper and fasting for four days. According to Hemsworth, 39, the icy swim was the toughest challenge he endured."Halfway through, my brain felt like it was being stabbed by a thousand knives," he told Men's Journal.The Benefits of Cold Therapy
While swimming across an icy fjord without supervision could be dangerous, research has suggested that exposure to smaller doses of cold therapy could prove beneficial for a number of reasons. A 2014 study found that routine exposure to cold water therapy could be widely used to improve immunity and for the management of pain, as well as boost metabolism and improve energy and mood.
It’s a practice that Hemsworth is familiar with. On the set of “Thor: Love and Thunder,” Hemsworth and co-stars endured ice bath challenges. And he additionally uses ice baths as part of his training routine.And by the end of the episode featuring his icy swim, Hemsworth is starting to tinker with cold showers instead of icy swims, which is tough, even for a superhero.Cryotherapy is Cold Therapy
You don’t need to swim across an icy fjord though. There is another way, and it might even be better for you: Whole Body Cryotherapy. In comparison to cold water immersion, Cryotherapy uses very dry, cold air for a much shorter time so subjects do not report much discomfort at all.
Have you ever tried getting into a really cold body of water? No matter how long you take to adjust, it’s still shocking to the system, and takes some commitment. And regardless of what body of water you’re entering, chances are it’s not going to be as controlled (or cold) as Whole Body Cryotherapy. But that’s not all.Whole Body Cryotherapy at Fire and Ice exposes the entire body (including your head) to sub-zero temperatures inside of a chamber for up to 3 minutes. As the body is exposed to these freezing temperatures, it enacts a natural fight or flight response that constricts blood vessels to restrict blood away from extremities. This redirection causes your body to move blood toward the core, protecting your organs. During this process, the body increases its levels of oxygen and certain proteins that can decrease swelling. When you exit the Cryotherapy chamber and return to normal room temperature, this oxygen-rich blood moves back through the body. This service is one of many ways that Restore utilizes controlled, natural stressors to increase your body’s resilience and thereby shape human health.You’re not running to find shelter from an icy fjord or trying to climb out of an ice bucket while shivering. It’s controlled, it’s quick, and you don’t need to be a superhero to get it done.

Hours of Operation

Day Of WeekHours of Operation
Monday10 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday10 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday10 AM - 7 PM
Thursday10 AM - 7 PM
Friday10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday11 AM - 2 PM

Session Pricing

Full Body CryotherapySessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$35
3 Pack3 Sessions$90
6 Pack6 Sessions$160
10 Pack10 Sessions$220
Infrared SaunaSessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$25
3 Pack3 Sessions$70
6 Pack6 Sessions$135
10 Pack10 Sessions$190
Normatec CompressionSessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$25
3 Pack3 Sessions$70
6 Pack6 Sessions$135
10 Pack10 Sessions$190
Red Light BedSessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$35
3 Pack3 Sessions$90
6 Pack6 Sessions$160
10 Pack10 Sessions$220
Contrast TherapySessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$60.00
3 Pack3 Sessions$165.00
6 Pack6 Sessions$300.00
Cold PlungeSessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$35
3 Pack3 Sessions$90
6 Pack6 Sessions$160
10 Pack10 Sessions$220
Local Cryotherapy (Pain)SessionPrice
Single Session1 Session$39-$49
3 Pack3 Sessions$105-$132
6 Pack6 Sessions$199-$250
Body ContouringSessionsPrice
Single Session1 Session$69-$99
3 Pack3 Sessions$199-$279
6 Pack6 Sessions$369-$499
Single Session1 Session$39-$69
3 Pack3 Sessions$105-$197
6 Pack6 Sessions$199-$373

Unlimited Monthly Pricing

Unlimited EverythingUnlimited$399
Unlimited CryotherapyUnlimited$279
Unlimited SaunaUnlimited$249
Unlimited Red Light BedUnlimited$279

Vitamin IV Infusion: Enhancing Wellness and Recovery

Vitamin IV infusion therapy, a novel approach to wellness and recovery, is increasingly popular in wellness centers. This treatment involves administering vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous (IV) drip. Unlike oral supplements, IV infusions bypass the digestive system, allowing for maximum absorption and immediate utilization by the body.How It WorksThe process involves inserting a small IV catheter into a vein, usually in the arm, and infusing a solution containing a tailored blend of vitamins, minerals, and sometimes amino acids or antioxidants. The specific composition of the infusion can be customized based on individual needs and wellness goals.Potential Benefits-Enhanced Absorption: IV therapy ensures nearly 100% absorption of the nutrients, compared to the 20-50% absorption rate for oral supplements.-Rapid Effectiveness: Nutrients are available for immediate use, offering quicker results.
Hydration: The therapy contributes to hydration, essential for optimal body function.
-Customization: Tailored formulations can address specific health concerns like fatigue, immune support, or skin health.
Convenience: It's a time-efficient way to receive essential nutrients.
Commonly Used Nutrients-Vitamin C: Known for immune support and antioxidant properties.
-B Vitamins: Aid in energy production, mood regulation, and cognitive function.
-Magnesium: Involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions, supports muscle and nerve function.
-Glutathione: A powerful antioxidant that aids in detoxification and promotes skin health.
-Zinc: Essential for immune function, wound healing, and DNA synthesis.
Applications-Immune Boosting: To support the body’s natural defense system.
-Recovery and Performance: Popular among athletes for faster recovery and improved performance.
-Detoxification: Helps in removing toxins and supports liver health.
-Wellness and Anti-Aging: Aimed at overall well-being, including skin rejuvenation.
Safety and ConsiderationsWhile generally safe when administered by qualified professionals, it’s important to note: Allergies and Medical History: A thorough assessment of medical history and allergies is essential. Quality of Ingredients: Using high-quality, pharmaceutical-grade nutrients is crucial. Hygiene and Safety Standards: Procedures should be performed in a sterile environment. Professional Supervision: Administration by a healthcare professional is necessary to monitor for any adverse reactions.ConclusionVitamin IV infusion therapy offers a unique and effective way to enhance wellness and aid recovery. It's an innovative addition to traditional wellness programs, providing a personalized approach to health and vitality. As with any medical treatment, it should be considered part of a broader wellness strategy, including a healthy lifestyle and regular medical check-ups.For those seeking to optimize their health and wellness, vitamin IV infusion presents a promising option, especially when combined with a holistic approach to health.

Contrast Therapy: The Infrared Sauna and Cold Plunge Combination

Contrast therapy, combining the heat of an infrared sauna with the chill of a cold plunge, offers a unique wellness experience for recovery and rejuvenation. This therapy alternates between hot and cold temperatures, stimulating the body's natural healing processes. It's becoming a popular feature in wellness recovery centers for its numerous health benefits.The Science Behind Contrast TherapyContrast therapy works on the principle of thermoregulation. The heat from an infrared sauna dilates blood vessels, increasing blood flow and promoting muscle relaxation. The cold plunge, in contrast, causes vasoconstriction, reducing inflammation and flushing out toxins. This alternating pattern creates a 'pumping' action in the circulatory system, enhancing blood flow and oxygen delivery to tissues.Infrared SaunaThe Warm Element
Deep Penetrating Heat: Infrared saunas emit light that penetrates deep into the skin, warming the body directly rather than heating the air.
-Detoxification: Promotes sweating and the release of toxins.
-Muscle Relaxation: Helps in relieving muscle tension and pain.
-Stress Reduction: The warmth is soothing, reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
Cold PlungeThe Cool Counterpart
-Reduces Inflammation: Cold exposure helps in reducing muscle inflammation and soreness.
-Boosts Immune Response: Short bursts of cold exposure can stimulate the immune system.
-Enhances Circulation: The cold induces a natural process of vasodilation following vasoconstriction, improving circulation.
-Mental Resilience: Regular cold exposure can improve mental fortitude and resilience.
Benefits of Contrast Therapy-Enhanced Recovery: Ideal for athletes or those with an active lifestyle, aiding in muscle recovery and reducing soreness.
-Improved Circulation: Promotes healthier blood flow and oxygenation of the body.
-Detoxification: Aids in the elimination of toxins through sweating and flushing of the lymphatic system.
-Boosted Immunity: Regular sessions can strengthen the immune system.
-Mental Well-being: Helps in reducing stress and improving mental clarity.
How to PracticeStart with Warmth: Begin with a session in the infrared sauna (usually 10-20 minutes).
Transition to Cold: Follow with a cold plunge (typically 1-5 minutes).
Repeat the Cycle: Alternate between hot and cold for 2-3 cycles.
Stay Hydrated: Ensure adequate hydration before, during, and after the therapy.
Listen to Your Body: Individuals should pace themselves according to their comfort and health conditions.
Safety and PrecautionsMedical Consultation: Recommended for individuals with cardiovascular issues or other health concerns.
Supervision: Especially important for beginners or those with health risks.
Avoid Overexposure: Both excessive heat and prolonged cold can be harmful.
ConclusionContrast therapy using an infrared sauna and cold plunge offers a holistic approach to wellness and recovery. It leverages the body's natural response to temperature changes to enhance physical and mental well-being. This therapy is a valuable addition to any wellness recovery center, offering a unique and invigorating experience to clients seeking optimal health. As always, individual experiences may vary, and it's important to approach this therapy with mindfulness and respect for one's own body limits.

The Invigorating Benefits of Cold Plunge Therapy for Wellness Recovery

In recent years, wellness enthusiasts and athletes alike have been turning to cold plunge therapy as a powerful tool for enhancing recovery, reducing inflammation, and promoting overall well-being. Cold plunge therapy, also known as cold water immersion or cryotherapy, involves immersing your body in ice-cold water for a short period. This practice has gained popularity for its numerous health benefits and is now a staple in wellness recovery centers worldwide. In this article, we'll delve into the science behind cold plunge therapy and explore its many benefits for your wellness journey.Accelerated Muscle RecoveryOne of the most significant benefits of cold plunge therapy is its ability to expedite muscle recovery. After intense physical activity, muscles often experience micro-tears and inflammation. Cold water immersion constricts blood vessels, which reduces inflammation and muscle soreness. Additionally, it helps flush out metabolic waste products, promoting faster healing and reducing recovery time. Athletes have found that incorporating cold plunges into their routines can lead to enhanced performance and less downtime due to injury.Improved Circulation and Cardiovascular HealthThe shock of cold water triggers a response in the body known as vasoconstriction, where blood vessels constrict and then dilate upon exiting the cold water. This process is like a workout for your circulatory system, promoting better blood flow and improved cardiovascular health. Cold plunges can help lower blood pressure, improve circulation, and increase the efficiency of your heart, reducing the risk of heart-related issues over time.Enhanced Mood and Mental Well-BeingCold plunge therapy is not just beneficial for your body; it can also have a positive impact on your mental well-being. The shock of cold water triggers the release of endorphins and other mood-enhancing neurotransmitters, creating a natural high and reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Regular cold plunges can help you feel more alert, focused, and emotionally balanced.Immune System BoostCold water immersion can stimulate the production of white blood cells and strengthen the immune system. As your body adapts to the cold stress, it becomes more efficient at fighting off infections and illnesses. This boost in immunity can help you stay healthier and more resilient, especially during flu seasons or when facing external stressors.Enhanced Skin and Hair HealthThe cold water stimulates blood flow to the skin's surface, promoting a healthy complexion and even reducing the appearance of cellulite. Cold plunges can also enhance hair health by improving circulation to the scalp, which can promote hair growth and thickness. The invigorating effects of cold water can leave your skin glowing and your hair looking vibrant.Stress Reduction and Better SleepCold plunge therapy can help reduce stress by activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which promotes relaxation. After a cold plunge session, many people report feeling a deep sense of calm and an improved ability to manage stress. Better stress management can lead to improved sleep quality, which is crucial for overall wellness and recovery.ConclusionCold plunge therapy is a powerful and holistic approach to wellness recovery that offers a wide range of benefits for the mind and body. Whether you're an athlete looking to speed up muscle recovery, someone seeking relief from stress and anxiety, or simply striving for better overall health, cold plunges can be a valuable addition to your wellness routine. Wellness recovery centers that offer cold plunge therapy provide a unique opportunity for individuals to experience these benefits in a controlled and supportive environment. By incorporating cold plunge therapy into your routine, you can unlock the potential for a healthier, happier, and more balanced life.