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Chillin' At The Coolest Place In Erie

Monday 9 April 2018

 

From US newspaper GoErie.com:

 

Heather Cass
Reporter Heather Cass tests out cryotherapy in Erie.
[CONTRIBUTED PHOTO]
 

Chillin’ at the coolest place in Erie

Cryotherapy can help some people’s symptoms where other medicine fails.

By Heather Cass / Contributing writer
April 8, 2018
© Copyright 2006-2018 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

In December of 2015 at the age of 54, Karen Henning of North East had reached a breaking point in her struggle with fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue and sleep, memory and mood issues.

“I was in so much pain,” Henning said. “It was ruining my life. I remember pleading with God to give me a sign because I just could not live like that anymore.”

That day, she went to her job as a teacher’s aide in the North East School District and a coworker asked her if she had ever heard of cryotherapy, the process of using extremely cold temperatures (-170 to -270 degrees) to treat injury. She had read that it could help with autoimmune diseases.

“I thought, well, there’s my sign,” Henning said.

The nearest cryotherapy center was in Akron, Ohio. Henning booked a session and traveled there with her husband, Dave.

“After the first session, I noticed some relief,” she said. “After eight sessions, my fibromyalgia went into remission.”

 

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