By Dan Guttenplan, FNF Coaches Managing Editor
Small cups are placed onto the body’s surface and suction is created to significantly increase blood flow to a particular area.
These devices, like the NormaTec, are created to cause specific pulsing compressions via air onto body limbs that will increase circulation.
This is the technique of using solid filiform needles to treat various forms of soft tissue ailments among other things.
Whole Body Cryotherapy
This is different than cold tub immersions in that the whole body, except the head, is exposed to three minutes of temperatures between -200 to -250 degrees Fahrenheit.
Ozone therapy is the use of medical grade ozone a form of oxygen) to increase the amount of oxygen in the body.
Here, the athlete receives the benefits of warm water while moving on a treadmill to improve pain and mobility after a tough game.
Altitude Simulation Oxygen Tents
These clear tents are usually set up around the athlete’s bed in which O2 is partially removed, not added to the tent.
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