Cryotherapy is any treatment that involves the use of freezing or near-freezing temperatures. (Photo licensed from 123RF)
NFL veterans open full-body cryotherapy lounge in Phoenix
Calling all workout enthusiasts, fitness junkies, weekend warriors, and anyone who wants to live a healthy life. Former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Gabe Martin and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Jude Adjei-Barimah are teaming up to open Pro Recovery Zone, Phoenix’s newest full-body cryotherapy and hyper-wellness lounge. Located at 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 165, Phoenix, AZ 85016 inside the Biltmore Fashion Park, the grand opening weekend will be June 6 – 7, 2020.
Cryotherapy means “cold therapy.” Cryotherapy has numerous benefits, such as mood improvement, better skin, and soothing aching joints. Some of the specific benefits include the following:
• Helps muscle pain
• Relieves pain from autoimmune diseases
• Reduces inflammation
• Soothes migraines
• Improves mental health
• Helps with skin conditions
Drawn together as scholarship student-athletes during their time at Bowling Green State University, Martin and Adjei-Barimah know first-hand the toll that athletics can take on one’s body. After injury-riddled careers and constant inquiries from family and friends on how they took care of their bodies –
The membership-based lounge starts with fitness and nutrition to help with recovery and offers full-body consultations. They also offer à la carte services. Samples of their services include:
• Standing Cyro
• Localized Cryo
• Stretch Therapy
• Compression Therapy
• Red Light Therapy
• Myofascial Release
• Body Consultations
Martin says he’s excited to bring a fun, electric athletic training room environment to the general public and let them experience what it’s like to recover like a pro.
Pro Recovery zone is elite restoration and recovery with a purpose. Adjei-Barimah says three words describe how members will feel when they leave: revived, renewed, and restored.
The two-day grand opening event kicks off on Saturday, June 6th from 10 am – 6 pm MST and continues Sunday, June 7th from 12 pm – 4 pm MST. To maintain the highest cleaning standards and in line with physical distancing guidelines from the CDC, this event will be by appointment only. Please visit prorecoveryzone.com for more details and to sign up for a time slot. Pro Recovery Zone: Come get zoned in.