Contraindications

  1. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, post-partum period
  2. Cancer (ongoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy)
  3. Pacemaker
  4. Insulin Pump
  5. Thrombophlebitis
  6. Metal implants inside the body
  7. Medication:
    – antibiotics (break between the last dose and the treatment is a minimum of 4 weeks)
    – anticoagulants (blood thinners)
    – painkillers (except for paracetamol)
    – steroids
    – photosensitisers
  8. Cosmetics
    – fruit acids
    – steroidal ointments
    – anaesthetic ointments
  9. Epidermal breakdown
  10. Topical inflammatory conditions of the skin
  11. Increased body temperature
  12. Hypertension
  13. Hernia
  14. Varicose Veins
  15. Hypertrophic scars
  16. Untreated Diabetes
  17. Kidney failure
  18. Liver failure
  19. Skin prone to discoloration or bruising
  20. Tattoos
  21. History of keloids
  22. Fillers (Botox, hyaluronic acid)
  23. Dermatological skin changes
    – vitiligo (relative contraindications)
    – psoriasis
    – herpes
  24. History of strokes
  25. Other medicines currently being taken
  26. Other supplements currently being taken
  27. HIV
  28. Braces (it is not a contraindication, however the space between the lips and braces should be additionally secured)
  29. Dental Implants