Yes. If these conditions or symptoms exist, obtain physician approval and exercise caution when using dry hydrotherapy:
- Bleeding, bruising, broken capillaries, unusual or excessive bleeding or any conditions where the capillaries break.
- Neurological conditions or other systemic disorders.
- AIDS – Implement standard hygiene precautions
- Any infectious or communicable diseases.
- Skin problems – such as rashes, eczema and severe acne.
- Any acute (sudden, severe onset) inflammatory response-symptoms include fever, heat, loss of function, redness and swelling.
- Acute or unstable injuries or fractures.
- Acute or unstable diseases or medical conditions – includes uncontrolled blood pressure, unstable cardiac or neurological conditions, acute second or third degree burns, or a high risk or unstable pregnancy.
- Thrombosis – the presence of blood clots or clotting conditions.
- Degenerating disc diseases or injuries (i.e. ruptured, bulging and herniated discs)
Manufacturers recommend limiting your hydromassage to 15 minutes per session.