Pressotherapy

The Ultimate Solution for Lymphatic Drainage and Body Detoxification

Pressotherapy is a revolutionary procedure designed to enhance lymphatic drainage, which can potentially reduce the appearance of fluid retention all over your body, making it appear slimmer. This innovative treatment is also known to alleviate aches and pains while promoting detoxification of the body.

Pressotherapy, also known as compression therapy, uses inflatable garments to apply gentle pressure to various parts of the body, stimulating circulation, lymphatic drainage, and muscle recovery.

It is a non-invasive treatment that involves the use of specialised garments fitted with inflatable chambers. These chambers are sequentially and rhythmically inflated and deflated to apply gentle, consistent pressure to the limbs, abdomen, or other targeted areas of the body. This rhythmic compression aids in improving blood and lymphatic circulation, reducing fluid retention, and promoting overall well-being.

Just one session of Pressotherapy is the equivalent of 3-4 manual lymphatic drainage massages making it perfect for post surgery, to treat Fybromyalgia and Lymphodema and also to reduce bloating. 

This treatment serves as a fantastic add-on to our existing fat loss body sculpting treatments to assist with the detoxification process and enhance the results.

How Does Pressotherapy Work?

Pressotherapy utilises an advanced air pressure machine that inflates a specially designed suit. This suit envelops your arms, legs, or abdomen and applies a rhythmic, compressive motion, akin to a soothing massage. The gentle, yet effective, pressure encourages the lymphatic system to work more efficiently, helping to move lymph fluid throughout the body.

Pressotherapy

Benefits

  • Improved Circulation: The rhythmic compression helps enhance blood flow, promoting better circulation throughout the body. This can be particularly beneficial for individuals with poor circulation or those who spend long hours sitting or standing.

  • Enhanced Lymphatic Drainage: Pressotherapy stimulates the lymphatic system, aiding in the removal of toxins and excess fluids from the body. This can lead to a reduction in swelling and a more toned appearance of the limbs.

  • Pain and Discomfort Relief: By relieving muscle tension and reducing fluid retention, pressotherapy can alleviate aches and pains, providing relief from conditions such as lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency.

  • Detoxification: The improved lymphatic drainage helps the body eliminate waste products and toxins more efficiently, supporting overall detoxification and enhancing the immune system.

  • Reduction in Cellulite: The massage-like pressure can help break down fatty deposits and improve skin tone, reducing the appearance of cellulite.

  • Muscle Recovery: Athletes and active individuals can benefit from pressotherapy as it aids in muscle recovery by reducing muscle fatigue and soreness after intense physical activity.

  • Relaxation and Stress Relief: The gentle, rhythmic pressure of pressotherapy induces a calming effect, promoting relaxation and reducing stress and anxiety levels.

  • Enhanced Skin Health: Improved circulation and detoxification can lead to healthier, more radiant skin, as nutrients and oxygen are more efficiently delivered to skin cells.

Gentle and Relaxing

Pressotherapy offers profound relaxation benefits, similar to a gentle, rhythmic massage. As the specialised suit inflates and deflates, it applies soothing pressure to your arms, legs, or abdomen, relieving muscle tension and promoting a sense of deep relaxation. This calming effect not only helps to reduce stress and anxiety but also leaves you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed, making pressotherapy an ideal treatment for those seeking both physical and mental relaxation.

Non-Invasive

Pressotherapy is a non surgical treatment. It can safely be used for lymphatic drainage following some surgical procedures. 

Poor Circulation: Pressotherapy enhances blood circulation, making it particularly beneficial for individuals with poor circulation. This can help alleviate symptoms such as cold extremities and fatigue.

Fluid Retention: It effectively reduces fluid retention, which can be especially helpful for those prone to swelling and discomfort.

Oedema: Pressotherapy is known to alleviate oedema by reducing the accumulation of fluid in body tissues. This is particularly beneficial in cases of lymphedema or post-surgery recovery.

Lymphatic Issues: For individuals with lymphatic issues, pressotherapy can improve lymphatic function, ensuring that lymph fluid moves more efficiently through the body.

Strengthen Weak Immune Systems: By enhancing lymphatic function, pressotherapy indirectly strengthens the immune system, assisting the body in removing waste and toxins more effectively.

Removal of Toxins: Pressotherapy aids in the removal of toxins from the body, which is essential for maintaining overall health and well-being.

Prevent Varicose Veins: This therapy can help prevent varicose veins by improving blood flow and reducing the risk of blood pooling in the legs.

Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite: Pressotherapy is known for its cosmetic benefits, such as reducing the appearance of cellulite, resulting in smoother and firmer skin.

Improve Muscle Aches & Pains and Limb Stiffness: Athletes and individuals suffering from muscle aches and limb stiffness can use pressotherapy to expedite recovery and reduce discomfort.

Reduction of Swelling and Inflammation: Whether due to injury or chronic condition, pressotherapy can help reduce swelling and inflammation.

Improve Skin Tone & Firmness: The therapy’s ability to stimulate circulation and reduce fluid retention can result in improved skin tone and firmness.

During a pressotherapy session, you will be fitted into a specialised suit connected to the air pressure machine. The suit will inflate and deflate in a controlled sequence, creating a wave-like massage across the targeted areas. The procedure is non-invasive and painless, often leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Pressotherapy is suitable for most individuals, particularly those looking to reduce fluid retention, alleviate discomfort from sore muscles, or support their body’s detoxification process.

However, it is always advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new treatment, especially if you have underlying health conditions. Check out of contraindications section for more information. 

Discover a new way to enhance your body’s natural functions while enjoying the benefits of a relaxing, massage-like treatment. 

The vast majority of people we see here at Totally Transformed, as long as they are over the age of 18 are able to have Pressotherapy.

However there are some contraindications to this treatment. It would not be safe for you to have this treatment if you suffer from any of the following health conditions.

1. Thrombophlebitis, acute thrombosis;

2. Post-thrombophlebitic syndrome;

3. Blood clotting disorder;

4. Increased blood viscosity;

5. Obliterating atherosclerosis of the vessels of the lower extremities;

6. Diseases of the vascular-cardiac system (after a heart attack, arrhythmia, hypertension of the third stage, heart failure with oedema);

7. Unhealed fractures, dislocations, or skin lesions in those areas where cuffs are supposed to be applied;

8. The presence of pacemakers, metal prostheses in the intended area of ​​exposure;

9. Skin diseases of various nature (mycosis, allergic, etc.);

10. The presence of a malignant or benign tumor;

11. Any form of tuberculosis;

12. Increased body temperature;

13. Renal failure (renal oedema);

14. Liver failure (hepatic oedema);

15. Acute pain of various nature and localization;

16. Infectious diseases;

17. Microangiopathy and macroangiopathy in diabetes mellitus;

18. Mental disorders, epilepsy.

Contraindications to waist pressotherapy

1. Pregnancy and breastfeeding;

2. Menstruation;

3. The presence of an intrauterine device

4. Myoma of the uterus;

5. Intestinal obstruction;

6. Acute bowel diseases, as well as exacerbation of chronic diseases.

If you have a health condition which is not listed and you are concerned about your suitability for this treatment, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

PROCEDURE TIME

30-45 minutes

SENSITIVITY PERIOD

Mmost clients do not suffer any post-treatment sensitivities

RESULTS

Long term cumulative results  which start to show from first treatment

DURATION OF RESULTS

Long term results.

RISKS

None Reported

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS

A course of 8 treatments is recommended

BEFORE YOUR TREATMENT

Before coming to us for Pressotherapy, we recommend that you prepare to maintain a healthy lifestyle by:

  • Increasing the amount of water you drink per day
  • Staying within the daily recommended calories (2000 for women and 2500 for men)
  • Look into healthy eating and start to make changes to your diet such as reducing carbohydrates and increasing protein/fruit/vegetables.
  • Avoid sun-beds, chemical peels or exfoliation for 7 days.

    AFTER YOUR TREATMENT

    • Drink at least 2 litres of water per day to help flush the destroyed fat cells out of your body.
    • Follow a healthy diet staying within the recommended calories (or at a deficit if you can) – Ask us about our formulated diet plans.
    • Although not essential for results – body brushing is great for stimulating skin cells.
    • Avoid hot baths for 24 hours after a Pressotherapy Treatment.