What are the benefits of Radio Frequency?
What are the side effects of Radio Frequency?
- Temporary swelling
- Redness this usually disappears after a few hours
- Tingling sensations this soon subsides
What is the aftercare for Radio Frequency?
Do not vigorously rub skin after treatment and wear comfortable clothing.
Who may not be able to have this treatment?
If you have any of the following health conditions, unfortunately you will NOT be able to have Radio Frequency.
- Poor/impaired Circulation (Blood & Lymph)
- Pregnancy or immediately after pregnancy
- Alcohol or drug abuse
- Heart conditions/disease
- Severe cardiovascular disease
- Pacemaker/internal defibrillator
- High cholesterol
- HIV or AIDS
- Under the age of 18
- Taking Accutane or Retinol medication
- Taking blood thinners
- Botox or Filler in the treatment area
- Clotting disorders
- Coagulation disorder or bleeding tendency
- Liver/Kidney stones
- Malignant tumours
- Discopathy or spondyloslysis (Rf face)
- Uncontrolled Low/high blood pressure
- Untreated thyroid disease or other untreated hormonal disorders
If you have any of the following health conditions, you will not be able to have Radio Frequency without a letter of consent from your GP or Medical Practitioner.
- Skin Disorders
- High or low blood pressure
- Advanced untreated Diabetes
- Cancer or recovery from cancer till off medication for 12 months and have GP approval prior to commencing on Radio Frequency treatment
- Thyroid disease or other hormonal disorders
- Any medication that affects liver function
- On regular prescription medication
- Severe active arthritis
- Suppuration of soft tissues
Treatment can go ahead but will need to be modified if you have any of the following:
If you have any questions or would like to know anymore information about our contraindications for Radio Frequency please do not hesitate to contact us our experienced therapists will be available to answer any queries.
- Varicose veins
- Dental implants, braces, coch
- Deep bruising
- Swollen joints
- Broken bones
- Metal implants
- History of hernias
- Cuts, burns or abrasions
- Any active condition in the area such as herpes, sores, psoriasis, dermatitis,shingles, eczema or a rash.
- Recent surgery