What is Pressotherapy?

Pressotherapy is a treatment that is also known as lymphatic drainage. It uses an air pressure machine that stimulates your lymphatic system by compressing and decompressing your arms, legs, or abdomen in a rhythmic motion, similar to a massage. The lymph nodes release excess liquid which may build up after surgery so the arms, legs and abdomen look slimmer and more defined because they carry less fluid. The treatment may also ease aches and pains, battle cellulite, encourage better blood circulation and detoxify the body from a buildup of toxins.

Pressotherapy

Before & After

Benefits of Pressotherapy:

 
Relaxed muscles and body aches
Reduction in appearance of cellulite
Reduction of swelling and stiffness in the limbs
Removal of toxins
Toned and firm skin
Stronger immune system due to lymph moving properly
- Relives post-surgical edema
- Reduce hematomas and pain
- Stimulates the lymphatic system
- Reduce fibrosis and/or the possibility of developing fibrosis

How It Works:

Pressotherapy is administered by a machine that dispenses the correct amount of pressure every time. Your Esthetician will help you get into the garment, which looks sort of like an astronaut’s space suit. This can be wrapped around the legs, your midsection, arms or all three.
The garment has tubes on it that are hooked up to a computerized air pressure machine. The garment will inflate with air and you will feel a squeezing sensation that should feel like pressure, not pain. A typical session will last for 30 to 45 minutes. Your body may feel light afterward, and anecdotally, some people feel they have to urinate right away, which could be due to the movement of water in the body. You can get pressotherapy done as often as twice a week.
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Aftercare Advice:

Drink 2 liters of water a day
Complete 30 minutes of exercise within 12 hours of treatment as well as 3 times a week.
Avoid alcohol, fatty foods and caffeine 24-48  hours post treatment.
Follow a well balanced, healthy choice diet, filled with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Are there any contraindications?
 
You will NOT be able to receive Pressotherapy if any of the following 
apply to you:
 
Pregnant
Breastfeeding
HIV/AIDS
Cancer (all forms)

Heart Disease

Undergoing chemotherapy or immunotherapy
High blood pressure (uncontrolled)
Diabetes (uncontrolled)

Fever

Broken bone

 Osteoporosis 

Chemical peels and laser resurfacing
Sunburn

Recommended Products For Home Treatments

Pressopants Legging
Drain
Bodyslim Suit

What's Next?

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