Before your treatment, you may be wondering if there are any special precautions that you should take, or any conditions which are contraindicated.

On the day of your appointment there is no fasting requirement; however, it can take several hours for food to be fully digested, so you should avoid foods which are spicy or gassy, as they may cause bloating or cramping during your treatment. Also, your therapist will be massaging your abdomen during the treatment, so you should not fill up on liquids before your appointment, and should make sure to relieve your bladder before you begin.

A freshly cleaned gown will be provided for you to wear during your treatment. If it is your first treatment with us, you should come 10 minutes early to fill out a basic health history /consent form and plan to be in our office about one hour (30 minutes one-on-one treatment with your therapist).

If you are menstruating you can still come in for your scheduled appointment. This is a time when your body is naturally programmed to release waste and toxins; you may even find you have a stronger release during these days.

As for contraindications: though you can usually go forward with your appointment, before your treatment you should inform your therapist if you are pregnant, have any major medical concerns, or are suffering from hemorrhoids or any colon pathology.