Pressotherapy, also known as compression therapy, is a medical and aesthetic treatment that involves the use of air pressure to massage the body. It is often used for various purposes, including improving circulation, reducing swelling, and promoting lymphatic drainage. The treatment typically involves the use of special garments or sleeves that are inflated with air in a controlled manner, creating a gentle, rhythmic pressure on the limbs or other targeted areas.

What are the effects of pressotherapy?

  1. Enhancing Circulation: The rhythmic compression helps stimulate blood flow, which can be beneficial for individuals with circulatory issues or those who are prone to swelling in the extremities.
  2. Lymphatic Drainage: Pressotherapy aids in the movement of lymphatic fluid, helping to reduce swelling and promote the elimination of toxins and waste products from the body.
  3. Cellulite Reduction: Some people use pressotherapy as part of a cellulite reduction or body contouring program, as the massage action may help break down fat deposits and improve the appearance of the skin.
  4. Relief of Edema: Pressotherapy can be used to alleviate edema (fluid retention) in various parts of the body.
  5. Muscle Recovery: Athletes may use pressotherapy to help with muscle recovery by promoting blood circulation and reducing muscle soreness.

It’s important to note that while pressotherapy has potential benefits, its effectiveness can vary from person to person.

Are there anyone who should not do this procedure?

Individuals with certain medical conditions or pregnant women should consult with a healthcare professional before undergoing pressotherapy to ensure that it is safe for their specific situation.

Is it painfull?

Pressotherapy is generally not considered painful. In fact, it is designed to be a gentle and relaxing treatment. The pressure applied during pressotherapy is typically controlled and adjustable, allowing the therapist or individual to set a level that is comfortable. The inflatable sleeves or garments used in pressotherapy are designed to provide a rhythmic and massaging action without causing discomfort.

How often should I do it?

The frequency of pressotherapy sessions can vary depending on the specific goals of the treatment, individual needs, and the recommendations of the practitioner. In many cases, a series of sessions is recommended to achieve optimal results. The frequency may also be influenced by factors such as the severity of the condition being treated and the response of the individual to the therapy.

For general well-being, lymphatic drainage, and circulatory improvement, individuals might undergo pressotherapy sessions once or twice a week. However, when it comes to specific conditions or goals (such as cellulite reduction or post-surgery recovery), a more intensive schedule may be recommended initially.

Schedule an appointment for Pressotherapy at Ivory Aesthetics Clinic, located in Al Wasl Road, Dubai

Duration of Treatment: 60 Mins
Price ( including VAT ): AED 450 (Exclusive VAT)
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