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    Required Contraindications

    INFRARED SUPINE SAUNA:CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Contraindications to Infrared Supine Sauna:

    As you can see, the segment of the infrared spectrum emitted by the infrared sauna is reputed to offer an astounding range of possible therapeutic benefits and effects in research conducted around the world. The data presented is offered for reference purposes only and to stimulate further observation. Infrared Saunas creating a cure for or treating any disease is neither implied nor should be inferred.

    If you have a disease, be certain to consult with a primary-care physician concerning it.

    If you are using any prescription drugs, check with your physician or pharmacist for any possible change in the drug’s effect due to any interaction with infrared energy or heat.

    It is considered inadvisable to raise the core temperature in someone with adrenal suppression and systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis, by some authorities.

    If you have a recent (acute) joint injury, it should not be heated for the first 48 hours after an injury or until the hot and swollen symptoms subside. If you have a joint or joints that are chronically hot and swollen, these joints may respond poorly to vigorous heating of any kind.

    Vigorous heating is strictly contraindicated in cases of enclosed infections be they dental, in joints or in any other tissues. If you are pregnant or suspect you may be, discontinue your sauna use.

    Metal pins, rods, artificial joints or any other surgical implants generally reflect infrared rays and thus are not heated by this system; nevertheless you should consult your surgeon prior to using infrared thermal system.

    Silicone does absorb infrared energy. Implanted silicone or silicone prostheses for nose or ear replacement may be warmed by the infrared rays. Since silicone melts at over 200 degrees, it should not be adversely affected by the usage of infrared thermal system. It is still advised that you check with your surgeon and possibly a representative from the product manufacture to be certain.

    Heating of the low back area of women during the menstrual period may temporarily increase their menstrual flow. Once a woman is aware that this may occur, she can choose to allow herself to possibly experience this short term effect without worry or to simply avoid infrared thermal system usage at that time of her cycle.

    Hemophiliacs and anyone predisposed to hemorrhage should avoid infrared thermal system usage or any type of heating that would induce vasodilatation, which can potentate the tendency to bleed.

    This information and product has not been evaluated by the FDA.

    PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION MASSAGER: CONTRAINDICATIONS

    • Prone to bleeding or taking any blood thinners
    • Prone to or bruises easily
    • Surgical implants
    • Pregnancy
    • Acute Thrombosis
    • Serious Cardiovascular Disease
    • Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
    • Recent Wounds from an Operation or Surgery
    • Artificial Joints
    • Recently Placed IUD’s, Metal Pins, or Plates
    • Acute Hernia, Discopathy, or Spondylosis
    • Type I Diabetes
    • Severe Migraines
    • Tumors (cancerous)
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Poor Somato Sensory Receptor on Feet Planar Surfaces
    • Severe peripheral vascular disease
    • When an increase of fluid to the heart is detrimental
    • Severe heart failure or pulmonary edema
    • Known or suspected DVT or PE within 6 months
    • Immobilized for > 72 hours without DVT prophylaxis
    • Post-operative vein ligation
    • Deformity of the limb
    • Gangrene or Infected leg wounds
    • Recent skin graft
    • Dermatitis

    Warning:
    Read and follow all instructions and warnings and obtain proper instruction prior to using this equipment. Please consult a physician or physical therapist before using any pneumatic compression device or if you suffer from any of the conditions listed above. This device may not be suitable for all users. Strong compression can result in bruising and consulting a physician for approval is recommended. Failure to use appropriate caution could result in serious injury. Misuse of this machine may result in serious injury. Keep children away from this equipment. User must be able to wear compression garment properly. Failure to follow these safeguards may result in serious injury or health problems. If you do not have a User’s Manual call us to obtain one.

    Caution:
    Stop exercising if you feel pain, faint, dizzy, or short of breath. Do not use for more than 20-30 minutes per session, overuse may cause injury – even if it feels good at the time. Start with a 10 minute session to feel how you body reacts over the next 24 to 48 hours. You may experience detoxification reactions when using this machine.

    This information and product has been evaluated by the FDA.