Revolution Fitness

Compression Contraindications

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CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION

Read and follow all instructions and warnings and obtain proper instructions prior to using this equipment.  Please consult a physician or physical therapist before using any pneumatic compression device or if you suffer from any of the conditions listed below.

·         Prone to bleeding or taking any blood thinners

·         Prone to or bruises easily

·         Surgical implants

·         Pregnancy

·         Acute Thrombosis

·         Serious Cardiovascular Disease

·         Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

·         Recent Wounds from an Operation or Surgery

·         Artificial Joints

·         Recently Placed IUDs, Metal Pins, or Plates

·         Acute Hernia, Discopathy, or Spondylosis

·         Type I Diabetes

·         Severe Migraines

·         Tumors (cancerous)

·         Poor Somato Sensory Receptor on Feet Planar Surfaces

·         Severe peripheral vascular disease

·         When an increase of fluid to the heart is detrimental

·         Severe heart failure or pulmonary edema

·         Known or suspected DVT or PE within 6 months

·         Immobilized for > 72 hours without DVT prophylaxis

·         Post-operative vein ligation

·         Deformity of the limb

·         Recent skin graft

·         Dermatitis

 

WARNING:  This device may not be suitable for all users.  Strong compression can result in bruising and consulting a physician for approval is recommended.  Failure to use appropriate caution could result in serious injury. Misuse of this machine may result in serious injury.  Keep children away from this equipment.  User must be able to wear compression garment properly. Failure to follow these safeguards may result in serious injury or health problems.