PRESSOTHERAPY LYMPHATIC TREATMENT
What is Pressotherapy?
Pressotherapy is a medical and beauty treatment that stimulates the lymphatic system by using air pressure on different parts of the body. By alternating between compression and decompression, it effectively stimulates the lymphatic system.
What to expect
You can keep you clothes on, but you will need to remove your shoes. Comfortable clothing is advisable.
You may see improvements to circulatory system disorders, also venous issues like varicose veins, tired legs and heavy limbs
It can speed up the removal of toxins from the body
Combining Pressotherapy with diet and exercise, you will see better results in less time. It is an excellent treatment to add to slimming, toning or cellulite treatments.
Helps bad circulation at superficial level, which leads to a dry appearance of the skin, atrophy of subcutaneous tissues, and wrinkles. This may also help the skin’s elasticity
Help with the healing of scar tissue because of its regenerative actions.
Lymphatic stagnancy in the legs (infiltrations, oedemas, and cellulite)
Great to use after illness
Stimulates cell regeneration/Re-nourish cells
Helps reduce stress & fatigue
Reshapes the figure by giving even distribution of body fluids
Stimulates the immune system
May lower your blood pressure if you have Hypertension
May help your digestive system. When the treatment is applied to the abdomen it stimulates bowel transit and relieves constipation issues.
It is the perfect complement for toning muscles and joints, also to strengthen connective tissues, alleviates stress, tension and reduce muscle spasms.
It is also the perfect treatment to relax the muscles, reducing muscle fatigue and preventing pain and cramping.
Is it painful?
No. The pressure of the compression and decompression can be adjusted for your comfort.
Can Anybody Use It?
A consultation will need to be done as there are some contraindications. Some may need GP consent before going ahead with the treatment.
Please consult you GP before booking your treatment if you have any of the following:
You should not receive pressotherapy if you suffer from deep vein thrombosis, infections in the areas to be treated, body pain or numbness, if you are a cancer patient or have a pacemaker, if you have heart disease or if you are pregnant. However the treatment would be very useful after giving birth and during postpartum recovery.
How many treatments will I need?
Everyone is different in what they require. This can be discussed in your consultation.
Your appointment time will vary depending on your consultation, photos and padding, so please allow between 30-45 minutes when scheduling your appointment.
Post Treatment Advice
v Drink plenty of water
v Take it easy for 24 hours
v Follow a healthy diet and lifestyle