Contraindications

Contraindication for Colon Hydrotherapy:

Massage can be very therapeutic for many medical conditions. However, some cases it is best to have advice from your physician. Massage therapists, unless they are also qualified doctors, may not, under law, attempt to diagnose a condition.

When in doubt, DON’T. If you suffer from a particular illness and are unsure if it safe for you to receive massage therapy, please check with your doctor before scheduling an appointment.

There may be other conditions not mentioned in this list which are contraindicated for massage therapy.

Are there any circumstances in which Colonic Hydrotherapy isn’t recommended?Your therapist will take a detailed history to ensure that this procedure will be safe for you. If there is any doubt, we will recommend an alternative treatment which will be more suitable. As a guide, however, people who have the following health complaints are advised not to undertake the treatment:

We will not perform colon hydrotherapy with you if you have any contraindications. For some, we may perform your session with a prescription from your licensed physician.

  • Surgery within the past 6 months

  • Congestive heart failure of organic valve disease

  • Severe cardiac disease; e.g. uncontrolled hypertension // uncontrolled high blood pressure

  • Aneurysm

  • Several medications, including anti-psychotic medications.

  • Severe anemia

  • GI hemorrhage/perforation

  • Severe hemorrhoids

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Crohn’s disease

  • Cirrhosis of the liver

  • Diverticulitis

  • Hepatitis A, B, C

  • Carcinoma of the colon or rectum

  • Fissures/fistulas

  • Abdominal hernia / inguinal hernia

  • Colon surgery

  • Tumor in the Rectum or Large Intestine

  • Renal insufficiency

  • Kidney dialysis

  • Epilepsy

  • History of seizures

  • Breast feeding

  • 1st trimester of Pregnancy

  • Present gastrointestinal infection

  • Rectal bleeding

  • Severely obese

  • Vomiting at present time

  • Strong abdominal pain

    • cancer of the colon or rectum
      • abdominal hernia
        • recent colon or rectal surgery
          • severe prostate problems
            • long term use of steroids

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