Los Alamitos Chiropractor

Weight LossLos Alamitos, CA

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Program & Background

You have requested treatment utilizing Contour Light LED light therapy. This treatment is the application of a 635nm & 880nm light, which causes fat within the adipose (fat) cell to leave the cell and accumulate in the cell’s interstitial space, utilizing stimulating of its biological function to help the body break down fat. This excess fat is moved by the body’s lymphatic system and excreted without negative side effects or downtime. Any medical or cosmetic procedure carries risks, complications, and varied results. The purpose of this document is to inform the client of the nature of this product and its risk. The FDA has approved LED therapies.

Procedure

Initially you will consult with a Vitality Wellness specialist to determine if you are a candidate for the LED therapy. You will have the opportunity to ask questions or voice concerns you may have regarding this treatment. If it is determined you are a candidate for the procedure then paperwork, measurements, pre and post treatment photos (upon your approval), and a suggested course of treatment will be given. The treatment is administered by placing up to 4 LED pads on the desired area(s) to be treated. It is recommended that a patient may need between 12-20 treatments for the LED therapy to achieve the desired effect. This treatment should be used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. You should consult a health care professional before beginning any new exercise program to determine if your body is physically able.

Risks/Discomfort

This treatment is non-invasive. During treatment there should be no discomfort. The patient will feel only the warmth of the light. Vitality Wellness is suitable for anyone over 18. Anyone with any of the following would not be suitable for this treatment: pregnant, breast feeding, kidney or liver disease, cancer, or severe auto-immune diseases, a pacemaker and any digital heart implants. There can be side effects of redness, swelling, heat sensitivity, increased bowel movements and urination but this is not common.

Benefit

Management and recently by cosmetic surgeons to emulsify adipose tissue before liposuction with FDA approval. The potential benefit of this treatment is body contouring without surgery. Problem areas or excess pockets of fat can be targeted, however the most commonly treated areas are the face, stomach, hips, flanks, and thighs. In clinical trials patients have averaged 2-5 inches lost from their stomach, hips, and thighs individually. These results do vary and no guarantee is implied or suggested that the desired results will be achieved.

Questions & Explanations

By signing below, you certify that this procedure has been explained to you and to your satisfaction and that you have been fully informed of the nature and purpose of the Contour Light procedure, expected outcomes, and possible complications, and understand that no guarantee can be given as to the final result obtained. You are fully aware that your condition is a cosmetic concern and that the decision to proceed is solely based upon your expressed desire to do so.

Any further questions can be directed to a Vitality Wellness specialist. You further state that you are of a lawful age and legally competent to sign this aforementioned release, and that you understand the terms herein is contractual and not a mere recital; you have signed this document of your own free act.

Whole Body Vibration Plate Exercise Risks

Whole body Vibration Plate Machines are scientifically calibrated exercise machines designed to force your muscles to stretch and contract rapidly in small increments, replicating the same action which occurs during traditional exercising, therefore speeding up the needed exercise time.

Vibration exercises use your body weight and gravity to its fullest potential. Please do not use a whole body vibration plate or any other exercise device without getting approval from your doctor if you are in the following group: diabetes with complications such as neuropathy or retinal damage, people who have recently undergone surgery, suffer from epilepsy or migraines, have herniated disks, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, have cancer or tumors, people with recent joint replacements, or recently placed IUD’s, medical pins or plates or any other concerns about your physical health. A responsible adult should accompany frail individuals. These contraindications do not mean that you are unable to use a vibration or other exercise device, but we advise you to consult a doctor first.