More and more athletes have been sampling one of the newest innovations in athletic recovery – whole body cryotherapy. Mini cryosauna sessions allow pro athletes to gain an edge on their competition by decreasing muscle soreness, pain, and inflammation between competitions. Among the plethora of star athletes to experience the benefits of cryotherapy is professional pitcher and Major League Baseball legend C.J. Wilson.
Wilson has undergone regular whole body cryotherapy sessions to help him recover after intense games and practices
The free agent has experienced his fair share of sports-related injuries, from the bone spurs in his left elbow in 2015 to his more recent run-in with a shoulder injury due to fraying on the labrum and rotator cuff. A self-exclaimed “experimental guy,” Wilson has undergone regular whole body cryotherapy sessions to help him recover after intense games and practices.
C.J. Wilson and other athletes have experienced an indisputable improvement in performance
Wilson reports to stepping into cryosaunas as cold as negative 300-degrees Fahrenheit. While many athletes feel some changes after a single session of cryotherapy, most find that optimal recovery comes from a series of treatments. While cryotherapy works different for everyone, C.J. Wilson and other athletes have experienced an indisputable improvement in performance and how they felt. At an average of just $75 a session, it’s worth it for sore or injured athletes to give cryotherapy a try.