Vacuum therapy can be used in isolation or in conjunction with other types of treatments, such as shaping and reducing massage, radiofrequency, lipocavitation or carboxytherapy, varying according to the needs of each person.
The sessions must be carried out by the physiotherapist specialized in dermatofunctional or by the beautician, with sessions carried out 1 to 4 times a month, lasting 20 to 40 minutes in each region to be treated.
Vacuum therapy helps stimulate lymphatic circulation, which is why it can be done for the following purposes:
- Remove muscle contractures in the neck, back, arms or legs
- Help fight cellulite on the abdomen, flanks, buttocks and thighs
- Eliminate excess fluid in the abdominal region, legs and ankles
- Contribute to the elimination of toxins
- Stimulate and assist the lymphatic system
- Improve the skin's response to the application of daily creams, such as moisturizers and anti-wrinkles
- Stimulate the production of collagen and elastin
- Improve the appearance of scars, becoming finer and less attached to the muscle
Vacuum therapy is generally well tolerated, however, it is important that the person go to an evaluation beforehand in which the objective of the treatment is defined and the region to be treated is examined to determine if there is any contraindication.
Vacuum therapy should not be performed over a recent scar, varicose veins, open wound, local infection, use of cardiac pacemaker, hernia in the area, hematoma, phlebitis, active infection, hypertension, use of anticoagulants or in people who have low tolerance to pain.