Colon Hydrotherapy Contraindications
What are the contraindications (conditions) that could prevent me from receiving colon hydrotherapy?
A contraindication is any indication or symptom that makes it inadvisable to use a particular therapy. Please call us at 206-729-6211 if you believe you have a contraindication. We will help clarify your situation and ensure that your next step is a solid one!
The following are contraindications for colon hydrotherapy. If any of these apply to you we are not able to treat you with colon hydrotherapy at the present time, unless you have a written prescription from an MD or ND showing supervision over our services for the contraindication.
Contraindications for Colon Hydrotherapy
- Cancer of the colon or GI (gastro intestinal) tract.
- Acute abdominal pain (please call us to clarify).
- Recent history of GI or rectal bleeding.
- Congestive heart failure.
- Uncontrolled hypertension.
- History of seizures.
- Carcinoma of the rectum.
- Abdominal surgery*
- Intestinal perforation.
- Abdominal hernia.
- Recent colon or rectal surgery.
- Recent heart attack.
- General debilitation.
- Vascular aneurism.
- Renal insufficiency.
- Epilepsy or psychoses.
- Severe hemorrhoids.
- Fissures or fistula.
- Ulcerative colitis.
- Acute Crohn’s disease.
- Rectal or abdominal tumors.
* Please call us to inquire about your situation as this does not apply to all surgeries: 206-729-6211.
If you have any of these contraindications you may still be eligible to receive colon hydrotherapy once they have subsided or been eliminated. In support, or as alternatives, massage and/or Decongestive Lymphatic therapy can be extremely helpful with improving bowel regularity, reducing abdominal pain and addressing inflammation issues. As well, Registered Dietitian Consultations can provide you insight and a reasonable plan to address many of your digestive or reproductive challenges. If you are ever in question please call us at 206-729-6211.