HOW MANY SESSIONS WILL IT TAKE TO IMPROVE MY PARTICULAR PROBLEM?
In case of relaxing back/legs or full body massages, with 1-3 sessions of focused massage therapy, most clients get the benefits of massage very quickly. The average person usually needs between 5-8 sessions to gain long-term freedom from pain. The number of sessions needed depends on the severity and length of time that you have dealt with the issue.
Please note that while we are committed to providing the highest level of massage therapy available, and we have a high rate of success working with pain issues, we cannot guarantee results and your results may vary. In some cases, pain may increase before it gets better due to unmasking underlying issues. Your pain may stem from issues not related to the musculoskeletal system and may require working with other professionals such as orthopedists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, neurologists, etc to see improvement. If our massage therapy is not producing noticeable results within the first few sessions, we will refer you to other professionals in our network.
In case of anti-cellulite treatments we recommend a full cycle of 10 sessions for satisfactory results. The results are visible after several treatments in people with faster a metabolism, in people with persistent cellulite and slower metabolism, 2 to 3 cycles of 10 or more treatments are needed and results may vary.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET MASSAGE SESSIONS?
In case of relaxing back/legs or full body massages, the multiple sessions have a cumulative effect if done close together. You will get more out of 5 sessions spread out over 5 weeks, with a 3-4 month break afterward, than out of 5 sessions spread out over 5 months. Our sessions progress to deeper body layers and to related muscle groups when we can see you again within 1-2 weeks. With longer than 2 weeks between sessions, some work will need to be repeated. And it will likely take more total sessions to solve the issue. Once you are out of the pain cycle, regular maintenance sessions once every 4-6 weeks will keep you feeling pain free.
In case of anti-cellulite treatments the best and fastest results are seen having a massage every second day, because the body needs time to “clear” accumulated toxins.
WHAT CAN I DO TO IMPROVE MY RESULTS?
It is important to take 2 to 3 liters of liquid daily during maderotherapy anti-celullite treatments (all types of sugar-free tea allowed) and avoid sweets and carbonated drinks.
Regulated diet and exercising can also contribute to your results.
WILL I LOSE MY WEIGHT WITH MADEROTHERAPY ANTI-CELLULITE MASSAGE?
With maderotherapy treatments you do not lose a lot of weight. Usually clients lose a few pounds which is actually the fluid they lose during lymphatic drainage. Clients with regular diet and exercising in combination with maderotherapy treatments lose weight because maderotherapy massage speeds up your metabolism and regulates the functioning of the lymphatic system.
HOW TO MAINTAIN RESULTS AFTER ANTI-CELLULITE SESSION?
After completing a number of treatments, the desired results should be maintained regularly. This involves occasional re-treatments (recommended once or twice a month, sometimes once a week, depends about client).
ARE YOUR MASSAGE THERAPISTS FULLY LICENCED TO PRACTICE IN IRELAND?
Yes! All of our therapists are fully licensed Ireland massage therapists. In addition, all of our therapists receive regular advanced training’s. Feel free to ask your therapist any questions before, during, or after the session. Your therapist is a highly trained professional and will be happy to make you feel informed and comfortable. If you experience pain or discomfort during the session, feel free immediately tell your therapist so that pressure can be adjusted to your level of comfort. Therapist will never reveal information about other clients during the session, even outside of it.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE OFF MY CLOTHES FOR MASSAGE THERAPY?
After we finish the intake section of a session, your therapist will leave the room and allow you to undress and get onto the table and under the sheet and blanket in privacy. Only the body part being worked on is undraped and privates are always covered as required by state law. We encourage all clients to get used to receiving massage without clothing, especially if they have low back or hip problems, which require work directly on the hips, gluteals, and pelvis.
In case of maderotherapy anti-cellulite massage you may choose to wear disposable pants to be provided by your therapist.
WHO IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR MADEROTHERAPY TREATMENT?
Maderoherapy treatment is not recommended to people in carcinogenic processes, for people with kidney problems or pathologies, for people with very advanced varicose vein problems (inflamed and strongly expressed veins), for people with some type of allergic reaction to wood and all kinds of skin burns.
Maderoherapy treatment is not recommended for pregnant women and first month after pregnancy.
In cases of high temperature and diarrhea.
In cases of an early stage after any kind of surgery, any kind of lumps or skin disease, therapist will, for his own safety and safety of his work, ask for medical permission (GP or specialist) from the client so that the service can be provided. Therapist will not make any type of medical diagnosis or prognosis or similar and therapist will respect and apply ethics and professionalism appropriately.
HOW WILL MY SKIN REACT TO A WOOD MASSAGE?
All our wooden equipment is in a perfect state of disinfection. The equipment is made of 100% natural wood and protected with a varnish that is completely safe for the skin.
Maderotherapy massage improve your skin tone, renew the emulsified layer of the skin, firms and tones the skin layers, improves the production of elastin, vitamin and collagen and boosted oxygen flow improving facial tone.
COLLAGEN – FAQ
What is collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein of the human body. It is a crucial component of virtually all tissues in the body. The amino acids in collagen form peptides that form long fibres, which in turn give elasticity and structural strength to the body. It is particularly abundant in skin, muscles, joints, hair follicles, nailbeds, the intestinal wall and the walls of blood vessels.
What is marine collagen?
Collagen can only be produced from animal products (plants do not produce collagen). Most commonly, it is produced from the by-products of the beef and pork industry. Marine collagen is produced from fish and is generally considered the finest source of collagen.
How does hydrocollagen work?
In the body, collagen is continuously being degraded and replaced by new collagen – this is called turnover. After reaching the age of 25, the body’s capability of producing the building blocks of collagen is slowly decreasing, leading to the aging of tissues. In a nutshell, Hydrocollagen helps the body maintain the balance of collagen production by dietary supplementation of the crucial building blocks.
How and when should I take hydrocollagen?
Because of Hydrocollagens highly optimised peptides, it reaches near-perfect absorption (98%). This means Hydrocollagen, as opposed to various other collagen products, can be taken anytime during the day.
What does Hydrocollagen taste like?
Hydrocollagen powder contains natural grapefruit extract and natural, noncaloric sweetener from stevia leaves. It has a pleasant, nonintrusive taste with no aftertaste of any sort.
Can hydrocollagen improve the regrowth of your hair or just the appearance?
Collagen is a crucial component of hair follicles. While it cannot grow new follicles, it will strengthen the remaining follicles, stabilising and helping the hair to grow stronger and for longer. This will lead to increased hair density and reduce hair shedding, giving it added value over mere cosmetic results.
How does collagen improve nails?
Similarly, to how collagen is crucial to hair follicles, it is also a crucial component of the nailbed. This stabilises the nail as it grows, making it stronger and less prone to breakage or splitting.
Is Hydrocollagen for prevention or restoration?
Both! The role of Hydrocollagen is to help the body do what it wants to do anyway. Hydrocollagen prevents further degradation of collagen fibres in the body, and also restores some of the previously lost collagen, leading to improved elasticity and strength of skin, joints, etc.
Is Hydrocollagen anti-aging?
Yes. Hydrocollagen is clinically proven to help the body maintain the tissues in its finest possible shape, leading to less wrinkles, less dry skin, less joint pain, less hair loss, etc.
Does HydroCollagen help with specific conditions?
Yes. There is an ever-growing body of scientific evidence, indicating and proving that hydrocollagen can help with conditions such as joint pain, skin wrinkles, telogen effluvium, leaky gut syndrome. Several promising studies even exist, indicating usefulness of hydrocollagen in preventing cardiovascular disorders, due to the increased elasticity of the walls of blood vessels, which also contain collagen.
Is hydrocollagen natural?
Yes. Hydrocollagen is completely natural, sourced from sustainably caught fish, with no added GMOs, MSG, preservatives, hormones, antibiotics…
Where is Hydrocollagen sourced from?
It is sourced from sustainably caught fish off the coast of France, adhering to strict quotas and ecological inspections. In addition to that, only fish scales are used, because they contain no heavy metals, commonly associated with fish.
Can I take hydrocollagen if I’m allergic to fish?
Yes. Hydrocollagen is produced from fish scales, which are not allergenic.
Is Hydrocollagen safe?
Yes. It does not contain any preservatives or additives, which could be harmful. It only contains pure collagen peptides, natural grapefruit aromas and natural sweeteners.
Is Hydrocollagen Ethical?
Yes. It is sourced from sustainably caught fish off the coast of France, adhering to strict EU regulations regarding quotas and ecological inspections.
Is Hydrocollagen clinically proven?
Yes. The Hydrocollagen specifically is clinically studied and proven effective.
What does Hydrolysed mean?
Hydrolysed simply means that the source collagen is optimised so fine that it is split into smaller mollecules, called peptides. But not all hydrolysed collagen is equal. The better the hydrolysation, the better the product. The goal of hydrolisation is to help the peptides reach a low enough mollecular weight, so they can be absorbed efficiently. Hydrolisation to that extent is technically demanding and can be only performed by specialised laboratories.
How many calories are in hydrocollagen?
Each sachet of hydrocollagen contains 5 grams of pure peptides, which are protein. Therefore, each sachet contains roughly 20 calories.
How long does it take to see the results?
Some changes might be noticeable after only a few weeks. To fully appreciate the effects of increased collagen production, Hydrocollagen should be taken for at least three months continuously. In men and women after the age 25 the collagen starts depleting gradually, therefore continues supplementation is recommended.
Can you use Hydrocollagen when pregnant?
Yes. Biologically, hydrocollagen is high quality protein and has no health risks to pregnant women or the baby. But before making a purchase, we recommend to consult with your doctor as everybody and condition is specific.
How much protein is in Hydrocollagen?
Hydrocollagen is 100% protein. It contains no other bioactive compounds.
Can I take hydrocollagen with other supplements and medications?
Yes. Because Hydrocollagen contains only pure, high-quality protein, and contains no additives or other bioactive compounds, it can be safely taken with other supplements. For everyone with specific medications and health conditions, we recommend to consult your doctor.
Are there any side-effects to taking Hydrocollagen?
Is Hydrocollagen gluten free?
Yes, hydrocollagen is completely gluten free.
Can I Take Hydrocollagen if I’m diabetic?
Yes. Hydrocollagen contains no carbohydrates, and the natural stevia sweetener is non caloric. You can treat hydrocollagen exactly as you would treat other 5-gram pieces of protein.
Does HydroCollagen impact my cholesterol?
Hydrocollagen has no effect on cholesterol. Since the blood vessels are made from collagen, it can potentially aid the blood vessels grow stronger and more elastic.
Can hydrocollagen cause constipation or stomach upset?
Highly unlikely. If an individual experiences constipation or stomach upset, it is likely specific to the person, not to the collagen.
Is hydrolysed collagen simply a protein that will be digested?
No. Hydrocollagen is a highly optimised source of protein, specifically designed to avoid digestion and damage by the intestine, so it can be absorbed quickly to fulfil its biological role.
Does Hydrocollagen contain preservatives?
No. Due to its powdered form and hermetically sealed sachets, no preservatives are needed. Once opened, every sachet of hydrocollagen is perfectly fresh.
At what age should I start to take Hydrocollagen?
The general consensus of the scientific community is, that nearing 25 years of age, hydrocollagen supplementation is advised to women and men and will have benefits.
Is there not enough collagen in food already?
There might be enough collagen, but that collagen is just a gigantic protein molecule that will be digested and will not be as useful to the body. Hydrocollagen contains optimized peptides, ready to be absorbed and utilised by the body.
Why does Hydrocollagen not contain Hyaluronic acid?
Hydrocollagen and hyaluronic acid work towards similar goals. Collagen peptides in hydrocollagen stimulate the fibroblasts to produce new collagen, hyaluronic acid and elastin.
What will happen if I stop taking Novelius Medical Hydrocollagen?
Over a few months, the beneficial effects of hydrocollagen will begin to fade, but they will return if Hydrocollagen is later continued.
Why is there no vitamin added to Hydrocollagen?
When vitamins are added to collagen products, very often (not always) their purpose is to conceal the fact that the collagen is low-grade. In a diverse diet, there is enough water-soluble vitamins so there is no benefit to adding even more. Hydrocollagen does not need additional vitamins, as the peptides themselves are highly efficient.
Is Hydrocollagen superior to other products?
As you can gather from previous FAQs – Yes, it is superior to many other products.
Is Hydrocollagen Halal?
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