Pressotherapy. Everyone talks about it in the world of sports and also in aesthetics. And it's not without reason, as it is a great ally for improving performance and maintaining health. More specifically, it is a therapeutic technique with applications in physiotherapy and aesthetic medicine that consists of applying controlled air pressure to reactivate both the lymphatic and circulatory systems. The benefits of pressotherapy are numerous, although there are also contraindications, and not all machines are suitable.
Pressotherapy is an innovative technique involving the application of controlled air pressure, combining compression and relaxation, and has proven to be considerably more effective than others in reducing leg swelling caused by summer heat, aiding in better and faster muscle recovery, and relieving various issues such as tired legs and cellulite.
During the treatment, the patient wears the pressotherapy suit (such as boots), which is connected to an air pump. The air pump sequentially inflates and deflates the air chambers of the suit, applying pressure to the treated areas. There are specialized physiotherapists in pressotherapy, but if one cannot visit a professional, a home pressotherapy device is equally effective, although it may have less power.
As with any investment, before purchasing a professional pressotherapy machine, it is important to ensure that the device has essential features. We're not talking about a whim, but rather a working element in pressotherapy and aesthetic medicine designed to improve users' quality of life. Therefore, below are the parameters to consider when choosing.
As mentioned earlier, a professional machine managed by a physiotherapist or an aesthetic doctor will always provide greater benefits than a home-use machine. However, the latter remains a great option with clear pros such as the possibility of more regular use and economic savings. As we've also explained, there are different parameters to consider when choosing our machine. In this regard, the qualities indicating that the pressotherapy machine is of high quality are: