Compression Therapy

What is Compression Therapy?
Compression therapy is also known as lymphatic drainage and Pressotherapy uses controlled pressure to increase blood flow in your legs and improve blood flow to the heart and also your lymphatic system eliminates your body’s waste. At the same time, it supports your veins and decreases swelling.
Compression therapy is thought to improve performance, reduce soreness after exercise, and reduce the risk of blood clots.
Compression therapy is effective and can enhance the quality of life for persons suffering from a variety of ailments. It’s frequently prescribed by doctors to keep venous insufficiency from worsening.

 

Blood travels from your heart to the rest of your body through your arteries. Blood flows back to the heart through your veins, and valves in the veins prevent blood from going backward.

 

Venous insufficiency occurs when your veins have problems returning blood from your extremities to your heart. Blood does not flow back to the heart adequately in this disease, causing blood to pool in the veins of your legs.

 

– Compression Therapy uses controlled pressure to increase blood flow in your legs and improve blood flow to the heart. At the same time, it supports your veins and decreases swelling.

Transform your health

The Pure Medical Program gives you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to invest in your health as you become older, allowing you to maximise your cognition, vitality, and quality of life.
We’ve developed a cutting-edge approach that combines Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Cryo, Far Infrared Sauna Therapy, Photobiomodulation Therapy, Blood Ozone Therapy, Compression Therapy, and Physio+ Therapy which are customised cognitive and physical training regimens, along with dietary coaching.
The ageing process has varied effects on every one of us. This is why our diverse healthcare team employs in-depth exams and analytics to build a strategy that is completely tailored to you.
As a consequence, you’ll receive a thorough treatment that will help you improve your cognitive and physical performance while also making you feel your best, regardless of your age.

Why have Compression Therapy at Pure Medical?

Since the dawn of time, humans have employed compression treatment to aid in the healing of wounds and inflammation.

 

Pure Medical’s Doctors mainly prescribe compression therapy for venous disease and lymphatic disease, sometimes with overlying congestive heart failure.

 

If you stand up all day at work or sit at a desk all day, compression therapy can be a big help in keeping you pain-free and comfortable.

 

You don’t need a prescription for compression therapy. But if you have a vein disease or a condition that puts you at risk for CVI, DVT, or lymphedema, see your doctor to get proper treatment.

 

If you’re an athlete or dancer and want to boost your performance and recovery, compression therapy may help.

How Does Compression Therapy Work?

Compression Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that includes the application of air pressure to various regions of the body, alternating between compression and decompression. This can aid in the stimulation of the lymphatic system, which aids in the removal of toxins from the body as well as the stimulation of blood circulation. A specialised compression therapy machine is used to apply pressure. Both cosmetic and medicinal applications are possible with compression therapy.
A machine controls the pressure of the Compression Therapy device, which is worn around different limbs. The machine will send a sequence of different air pressures to the device, switching between pressing on a limb and then deflating. Compression Therapy sessions last between 30 and 45 minutes.

What conditions does Compression Therapy treat?

Compression Therapy can help with a variety of medical issues, including:

What to expect when having Compression Therapy?

Before having compression therapy at Pure Medical you will be seen by one of our doctors, they will check to see if you’re healthy enough to receive therapy and advice you about the best way to prepare for your treatment. Compression Therapy is a procedure that is said to help with lymphatic drainage, thereby potentially slimming the look of the arms and legs (because they carry less fluid), easing aches and pains, and detoxifying the body. It uses an air pressure machine to inflate a suit that squeezes your arms, legs, or abdomen in a rhythmic motion, similar to a massage.
In addition there is some evidence that lymphatic drainage massage like compression therapy can reduce the appearance of cellulite and release fluid in the lymph nodes which may build up after surgery or after certain cancer treatments.

 

Treatments are usually repeated over days or weeks. You should complete the whole course for the most benefit.

 

If you are sick or have the following symptoms, your treatment session may be postponed.
-Severe cold or flu
-Chest infection
-Runny nose
-Sickness (nausea).

 

1, You will arrive at your appointment and be led to the Compression Therapy bed. You do not need to remove your clothes.
2, Our specialist medical team will help you get into the garment (which looks sort of like an astronaut’s spacesuit). This can be wrapped around the legs, your midsection, arms or all three.
3, 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.
4, A typical session will last for 30 to 45 minutes. Your body may feel light afterwards, 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 Compression Therapy done as often as twice a week.
Compression Therapy Benefits
Compression Therapy stimulates the body’s lymphatic system. When it’s functioning optimally, the lymphatic system transports lymphTrusted Source, a fluid that contains white blood cells to help fight infection. Possible benefits of pressotherapy include:
– Relaxed muscles and fewer aches
– Reduction in the appearance of cellulite
– Reduction of swelling and stiffness in the limbs
– Removal of toxins, though this needs more research
– Toned and firm skin
– Stronger immune system due to lymph moving properly

What are the possible
side effects of Compression Therapy?

Compression Therapy is generally considered safe, though there are some side effects you should know about, including muscle pain if the pressure on the machine is too high and redness or slight irritation where the pressurised garments meet the skin.

 

When to avoid Compression Therapy
Compression Therapy is generally considered safe for adults of all ages. However, If you’re pregnant, have recently had surgery, or have other health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, or fever, always talk to our doctors before getting Compression Therapy. If you’ve recently broken a bone or have osteoporosis or another bone condition, you should also check in with our doctors to make sure this treatment is not too intense on the injury.

Compression Therapy Scientific Studies

In this section, you will find an array of Compression Therapy scientific case studies. Additional symptom-specific case studies can be found on individual diseases, disorders and condition pages.
James E. Moore Jr. Christopher D. Bertram
Jan 2019 PMID: 29713107

disclaimer

Jakub Taradaj, Joanna Rosińczuk, Robert Dymarek, Tomasz Halski, and Winfried Schneider
October 2015 PMID: 26504396

disclaimer

Inho Choi, Sunju Lee, Young-Kwon Hong
April 2012 PMID: 22474611

disclaimer

Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Stoyan Ivanov, Bernd H. Zinselmeyer, and Joshua P. Scallan
November 2016 PMID: 27860528

disclaimer

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Compression Therapy

What is Compression Therapy?
Compression therapy is also known as lymphatic drainage and Pressotherapy uses controlled pressure to increase
blood flow in your legs and improve blood flow to the heart and also your lymphatic system eliminates your body’s waste.
At the same time, it supports your veins and decreases swelling.
Compression therapy is thought to improve performance, reduce soreness after exercise, and reduce the risk of blood clots.
Compression therapy is effective and can enhance the quality of life for persons suffering from a variety of ailments. It’s frequently prescribed by doctors to keep venous insufficiency from worsening.

 

Blood travels from your heart to the rest of your body through your arteries. Blood flows back to the heart through your veins, and valves in the veins prevent blood from going backward.

 

Venous insufficiency occurs when your veins have problems returning blood from your extremities to your heart. Blood does not flow back to the heart adequately in this disease, causing blood to pool in the veins of your legs.

 

– Compression Therapy uses controlled pressure to increase blood flow in your legs and improve blood flow to the heart. At the same time, it supports your veins and decreases swelling.

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Transform your health

The Pure Medical Program gives you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to invest in your health as you become older, allowing you to maximise your cognition, vitality, and quality of life.
We’ve developed a cutting-edge approach that combines Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Cryo, Far Infrared Sauna Therapy, Photobiomodulation Therapy, Blood Ozone Therapy, Compression Therapy, and Physio+ Therapy which are customised cognitive and physical training regimens, along with dietary coaching.
The ageing process has varied effects on every one of us. This is why our diverse healthcare team employs in-depth exams and analytics to build a strategy that is completely tailored to you.
As a consequence, you’ll receive a thorough treatment that will help you improve your cognitive and physical performance while also making you feel your best, regardless of your age.

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Why have Compression Therapy at Pure Medical?

Since the dawn of time, humans have employed compression treatment to aid in the healing of wounds and inflammation.

 

Pure Medical’s Doctors mainly prescribe compression therapy for venous disease and lymphatic disease, sometimes with overlying congestive heart failure.

 

If you stand up all day at work or sit at a desk all day, compression therapy can be a big help in keeping you pain-free and comfortable.

 

You don’t need a prescription for compression therapy. But if you have a vein disease or a condition that puts you at risk for CVI, DVT, or lymphedema, see your doctor to get proper treatment.

 

If you’re an athlete or dancer and want to boost your performance and recovery, compression therapy may help.

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How Does Compression Therapy Work?

Compression Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that includes the application of air pressure to various regions of the body, alternating between compression and decompression. This can aid in the stimulation of the lymphatic system, which aids in the removal of toxins from the body as well as the stimulation of blood circulation. A specialised compression therapy machine is used to apply pressure. Both cosmetic and medicinal applications are possible with compression therapy.
A machine controls the pressure of the Compression Therapy device, which is worn around different limbs. The machine will send a sequence of different air pressures to the device, switching between pressing on a limb and then deflating. Compression Therapy sessions last between 30 and 45 minutes.

What conditions does Compression Therapy treat?

Compression Therapy can help with a variety of medical issues, including:

What to expect when having Compression Therapy?

Before having compression therapy at Pure Medical you will be seen by one of our doctors, they will check to see if you’re healthy enough to receive therapy and advice you about the best way to prepare for your treatment. Compression Therapy is a procedure that is said to help with lymphatic drainage, thereby potentially slimming the look of the arms and legs (because they carry less fluid), easing aches and pains, and detoxifying the body. It uses an air pressure machine to inflate a suit that squeezes your arms, legs, or abdomen in a rhythmic motion, similar to a massage.
In addition there is some evidence that lymphatic drainage massage like compression therapy can reduce the appearance of cellulite and release fluid in the lymph nodes which may build up after surgery or after certain cancer treatments.

 

Treatments are usually repeated over days or weeks. You should complete the whole course for the most benefit.

 

If you are sick or have the following symptoms, your treatment session may be postponed.
-Severe cold or flu
-Chest infection
-Runny nose
-Sickness (nausea).

 

1, You will arrive at your appointment and be led to the Compression Therapy bed. You do not need to remove your clothes.
2, Our specialist medical team will help you get into the garment (which looks sort of like an astronaut’s spacesuit). This can be wrapped around the legs, your midsection, arms or all three.
3, 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.
4, A typical session will last for 30 to 45 minutes. Your body may feel light afterwards, 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 Compression Therapy done as often as twice a week.
Compression Therapy Benefits
Compression Therapy stimulates the body’s lymphatic system. When it’s functioning optimally, the lymphatic system transports lymphTrusted Source, a fluid that contains white blood cells to help fight infection. Possible benefits of pressotherapy include:
– Relaxed muscles and fewer aches
– Reduction in the appearance of cellulite
– Reduction of swelling and stiffness in the limbs
– Removal of toxins, though this needs more research
– Toned and firm skin
– Stronger immune system due to lymph moving properly

What are the possible
side effects of Compression Therapy?

Compression Therapy is generally considered safe, though there are some side effects you should know about, including muscle pain if the pressure on the machine is too high and redness or slight irritation where the pressurised garments meet the skin.

 

When to avoid Compression Therapy
Compression Therapy is generally considered safe for adults of all ages. However, If you’re pregnant, have recently had surgery, or have other health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, or fever, always talk to our doctors before getting Compression Therapy. If you’ve recently broken a bone or have osteoporosis or another bone condition, you should also check in with our doctors to make sure this treatment is not too intense on the injury.

Compression Therapy Scientific Studies

In this section, you will find an array of Compression Therapy scientific case studies. Additional symptom-specific case studies can be found on individual diseases, disorders and condition pages.
James E. Moore Jr. Christopher D. Bertram
Jan 2019 PMID: 29713107

disclaimer

Jakub Taradaj, Joanna Rosińczuk, Robert Dymarek, Tomasz Halski, and Winfried Schneider
October 2015 PMID: 26504396

disclaimer

Inho Choi, Sunju Lee, Young-Kwon Hong
April 2012 PMID: 22474611

disclaimer

Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Stoyan Ivanov, Bernd H. Zinselmeyer, and Joshua P. Scallan
November 2016 PMID: 27860528

disclaimer