Q. Are there any side effects to the treatments?
If you are at all concerned about any of the following reactions or after effects please do not hesitate to contact us or consult your doctor.
Hivamat Electrostatic Treatment
Patients suffering from chronic disorders may at first react to Hivamat therapy with the following symptoms albeit rarely:
Pain sensations in the area undergoing treatment, mostly 3 to 4 hours after conclusion of treatment. These complaints usually persist for several hours before they ease all of a sudden or after urination.
Increased desire to urinate. It is possible that colour and smell of the urine are entirely different.
Hypersensitivity of the skin in the are of treatment, which can persist up to several days.
Tiredness ranging from lassitude to exhaustion.
Rise in temperature (local, rarely).
Reduction in blood pressure.
Massage works on all systems of the body and helps them function more effectively. Normally, this process of detoxification, rebalance and healing can cause some short term effects. These are perfectly normal after effects and are nothing to worry about, they will subside as the detoxification / healing process is completed and can include:
Muscle soreness; due to deep tissue work done on areas of tension and knots, that wll help loosen the knots and promote blood flow. This in turn will expediate healing and help the muscles start to function normally again.
Cold / flu like symptoms
Heightened emotional feelings
An ancient form of foot massage using pressure techniques to encourage healing and bring the body into a state of harmony. Below are some of the most common reactions that can be experienced during and after treatment.
During: Tenderness of the feet, Tiredness, Pain, Emotional changes, Runny nose / cough, Feeling thirsty, Feeling cold, A desire to urinate / defaecate.
After: Headache, Runny nose, Change in sleep pattern, Mild depression, euphoria, Skin outbreak, An increase in pain felt prior to treatment.
These reactions or after effects should not last more than 48 hours.
To help minimize any discomfort you should drink plenty of water, eat a well balanced diet, cut down on caffeine, avoid alcohol and tobacco, rest and please be aware that you may feel overly tired or relaxed so take care if driving home.