Cryotheraphy Specialist

The Chiro Guy

Chiropractor & Cryotherapy located in Mid-Wilshire & South Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Cryotheraphy Q & A


Localized Cryotherapy With Cryofos Q & A 
by Dr. Ash Khodabakhsh, DC 

What is Cryofos? 


Cryofos - (NRS) Neuro Relfex Stimulation Therapy is a Spot Specific Cryotherapy using Hyperbaric CO2 gas to apply gentle pressure while delivering intense cold therapy for the treatment of acute or chronic injuries resulting in near immediate relief of pain. 


Dr. Khodabakhsh uses Cryofos - NRS, to drastically and abruptly reduce the surface temperature of the skin causing a "Thermal Shock" that when combined with the pressure of gas , produces a variety of beneficial physiological effects. This revolutionary, non-invasive, cutting-edge neuroreflective device combats pain and promotes healing by using the body's own resources. 


What conditions does Cryofos treat? 


Cryofos treats a variety of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions & injuries. Cryofos can shortening your post-surgery rehabilitation & recovery time helping to restore your quality of life. 
Dr. Khodabakhsh uses Cryofos -NRS to treat a variety of common conditions: 

  • Back and neck pain 
  • Post surgery 
  • Ankle and knee injuries 
  • Hematoma (reduces bruising) 
  • Odemas (reduces swelling) 
  • Inflammation 
  • Tennis Elbow 
  • Muscle Relaxation 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Emergency sports injuries 
  • And much more! 

How does Cryofos-NRS therapy work? 

Cryofos is a safe and natural therapy that

uses your body’s own resources combat pain, promote healing and reduce swelling. After your initial consultation to determine your candidacy, Dr. Khodabakhsh schedules the procedure. 

To perform this simple procedure, Dr. Khodabakhsh only exposes the treatment area (traditional forms of Cryotherapy are superficial and require getting fully undressed). Next, he targets the site with pressurized Hyperbaric CO2 gas that passes through a tiny nozzle at the temperature of -78°C and cools the skin to between 2°C - 4°C with in 30 seconds. 

This abrupt drop in temperature “thermal shock” dilates blood vessels under your skin that carry away the inflammation-causing agents. This treatment also inhibits your pain receptors, which decreasing swelling, bruises, and pain. 
What are the advantages of Cryofos -NRS? 
Cryofos-NRS therapy is completely safe and has several advantages over other Cryotherapies, such as ice-packs, ice towels, ice massage, gel packs, and refrigerant gases. Other advantages of Cryofos include: 

  • Natural and safe treatments 
  • Effective for a wide range of conditions 
  • Effective and immediate pain relief 
  • Messures the temperature of the skin 
  • A high rate of patient satisfaction 


When is Cryofos not recommended? 


Patients with diabetes, who are allergic to cold (Raynaud's disease), or have gangrene or open wounds aren't good candidates for Cryofos. This treatment is not used to treat injuries involving your eyes, mouth, or anus. 

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