Carboxy-therapyCarboxy-therapy is used in medicine to treat various pathologies, by administering sub- carbon dioxide subcutaneously and intra-dermally, as a gas.
Carboxy-therapy aids vessel-dilatation and reactivates micro-blood circulation, improves the blood flow and cutaneous metabolism as well as increasing oxygenation of tissues.
A description of the treatmentThe treatment occurs in day hospital, by means of micro-injections of variable dosages. These are usually administered at the limb joints or in areas affected by cellulite, by using very thin needles.
This painless therapy is now possible thanks to modern technology. Appointments are usually once a week, and the final number of visits is usually, ‘a cycle of 6-15 appointments according to the treated area’. The treatment lasts on average between 10 and 20 minutes, and a return to everyday activity is immediate.
Carboxy-therapy and other treatmentCarboxy-therapy can be associated with other treatment according to the optimal final result and prescription from the patient’s own doctor. In these cases, carboxy-therapy can indeed improve final results.
Indications for Carboxy-therapy
Carboxy-therapy can be used to treat aesthetic or certain pathological conditions:
- Aesthetic Medicine: cellulite treatment and localized fat deposits, as well as body/face bio-stimulation
- Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: as post-treatment for liposuction to avoid irregular appearance of the operation surface, scars etc. …
- Angiology: arterio-pathological patients, micro-circulation stasis (mean venous insufficiency), re-canalization of capillaries with reduced functionality
- Dermatology: the treatment both increases metabolic activity in tissues, increases nutritional input as well as increasing elasticity, psoriasis etc. ...
- Ortopedics and Rheumatology:chronic and limb inflammatory-rheumatic pathologies, peri-arthritis
- Sports Medicine: increase micro-circulation with rapid increase from fatigue recovery
- Medicine Anti-ageing
- Endocrinology conditions: Hereditary Genetic Lipodystrophy
- Gynecology: female genital rejuvenation (vulvar revitalisation, vaginal dryness, etc...)
Effects of Carboxy-therapy
The principal effects of Carboxy-therapy include:
- Vasodilation of arteries
- Improved circulation
- Lipolitic effects
- Improves tissue oxygenation
- Cellulite effects: smoothens orange-skin effects