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Condition that could prevent you  from having the treatments





  • You cannot get a massage if you have these conditions because massage could cause these conditions to flare up making your problem worse.

  • Fever Anytime you have a fever, whether from a cold, the flu or some other infection, you should not get a massage. Massage increases circulation that may in turn help the infection increase the severity of the fever and the infection.

  • Contagious Diseases If you have a contagious disease you are putting your therapist and even your therapist’s other clients at risk of getting it. Please be considerate to your therapist and cancel your massage if you come down with a contagious condition.

  • Blood Clots Massage can loosen blood clots. This could be dangerous because the clot could migrate to the brain, lungs or heart. If you are aware of any blood clots, consult your doctor before massage to make sure that it will not be effected by massage therapy.

  • Pregnancy Unless a therapist has been trained in prenatal massage, pregnant shouldn’t women should not have massage treatment. It’s especially risky in the first 3 months of pregnancy.

  • Kidney Conditions or Liver Conditions Massage can put increased strain on both the liver and kidney if they are not functioning normally. This occurs because massage increases blood flow, increasing the movement of waste through the body. If you are experiencing a health problem with either your kidney or liver it is likely that massage will not be appropriate for you.

  • Cancer Though massage is good at relieving some of the discomfort caused by cancer, it should only be given by someone trained to work with cancer patients. The patient should obtain a release form from his/her doctor to get treatment Inflammation If you have inflammation of any kind massage to the area will further aggravate the situation.

  • Uncontrolled Hypertension Massage increases blood flow. If you have high blood pressure that is not under control, the increased blood flow that is a result of massage therapy may cause problems. There are some conditions that are contraindicated locally. That means that the massage therapist can give you a massage but must avoid those areas with those conditions when giving you the massage. Here are a list of common contraindications:




  • People with cancer should avoid very deep massage. Gentler types may be safer.
  • Sometimes massage techniques might need to be adapted if you:
    • are having cancer treatment
    • are very weak
    • have bone fractures
    • have heart problems
    • suffer from arthritis
    • are pregnant or breastfeeding​
  • Talk to your cancer doctor or specialist nurse before using massage therapy. 
  • Avoid massaging any area of your body where you are having radiotherapy to.
  • And don’t have massage to areas where your skin is broken, bleeding or bruised.
  • Avoid general massage therapy to your arms or legs if they are swollen because of lymphoedema.
  • Lymphoedema is a build up of fluid due to the lymphatic system not draining properly. 
  • There is a special type of massage used for lymphoedema. Its called manual lymphatic drainage (MLD). This is a very specialised treatment and people who need MLD are referred to a lymphoedema specialist by their doctor or specialist nurse.




  • Active acne, especially inflammatory lesions.

  • Active herpes labialis or other localized infection in the treatment area, including warts. Moderate-to-severe chronic skin diseases such as eczema or psoriasis

  •  it is not recommended for women who are pregnant or nursing. Skin infections, allergic reactions, and cold sores are all potential side effects associated with microneedling that could be harmful to your baby

  • Cosmetic procedures, such as botox, other laser beauty treatments and chemicals, should be avoided for two weeks before microneedling. These procedures temporarily make the skin more sensitive and more prone to irritation. This time frame provides your skin adequate time to recover between treatments

  • Avoid exfoliating in the days leading up to the treatment. If you use acne medications, you may need to discontinue use for several weeks to months before microneedling. You should also avoid topical retinoids and antibiotics for at least a week before your appointment.

  • Sun exposure and/or usage of a tanning bed, including self-tanning products must be avoided for a minimum of 24 hours before and after the treatment, and preferably for up to 1-2 weeks to minimize the risk of post treatment temporary dyspigmentation (darkening or lightening of the skin). Please be advised a treatment will not be administered on sunburned skin.

  • Avoid Aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications (i.e. Ibuprofen, Aleve), blood thinners, herbal supplements, Vitamin E, and Fish Oil for at least one week prior to and the day of microneedling to minimize bruising risk- you may restart these the day following your treatment. Accutane should be discontinued for a period of at least 6 months prior to and during the course of any microneedling treatments. 3. We recommend pretreating your skin with Vitamin C, sunscreen, and retinols at least 4 weeks before treatment.

  • Stop any retinols, topical antibiotics, exfoliants, hydroquinone and benzoyl peroxide products 48 hours before your treatment

  • Eat a healthy meal and drink at least 4-6 glasses of water (8 ounces or more) the morning of your treatment.

  • If you have a history of cold sores, we may recommend prophylactic oral antiviral therapy in the form of Valtrex or Famvir to prevent an outbreak. If so, we request you follow the directions of your prescription.




  • Pregnant or breastfeeding

  • Metallic implants such as pins, prostheses, or pacemakers.

  • Intrauterine device (avoid treating the abdomen).

  • Epilepsy. Cancer at any time and in any form.

  • Blood disorders.

  • Internal heat in the body (ex: fever or acute inflammation).

  • Heart disease. Kidney and liver disease.

  • Severe high blood pressure or circulation problems.

  • Deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins.

  • Hemorrhagic disease, trauma, vascular rupture.

  • Inflammation of the veins, phlebitis.

  • Current treatment with anticoagulants, anti-inflammatories, or antibiotics.

  • Long-term steroid use.

  • Infections.

  • Internal bleeding (ex: bleeding from ulcers).

  • Autoimmune diseases. Red, dry, and itchy skin rashes.

  • Urinary incontinence. Transmissible diseases. Time of menstruation (avoid treating the abdomen).

  • Below the age of 18.





Preparing Your Body

  • Don't exfoliate. Since a chemical peel is an in-depth exfoliation, it's important that you don't exfoliate for at least 1 week before your appointment. ...

  • Refrain from using make-up. ...

  • Avoid the sun. ...

  • Stay hydrated.

  • AVOID topical products such as Tretinoin (Retin-A), Retinols, Retinoids, Glycolic Acid, Alpha Hydroxy Acid, Salicylic Acid, or other “anti-aging”, “acne”, and “bleaching” products.

  • AVOID waxing, bleaching, tweezing, or the use of hair removal cream on the area to be treated


  • Patients with psoriasis, connective tissue diseases, atopic dermatitis, exposure to radiation therapy

  •  who had recent facial surgery are generally not candidates for chemical peeling

  • patients with infections, cut skin, sunburns, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, or rosacea from undergoing chemical peels

  • Ingredient allergies.

  • Active facial rashes.

  • Open or unidentified lesions (Herpes Simplex/Cold Sores)

  • Any type of dermatitis - eczema, psoriasis and seborrhea.

  • Weakened immune system.

  • Serious illness.

  • Pregnancy.

  • Accutane usage (1 year)

  • Glycolic acid peels are contraindicated in con- tact dermatitis, pregnancy and in patients with glycolate hypersensitivity. Moreover, they can increase skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light. Patients with photodamage can apply a lotion containing 25% glycolic acid for 6 months.





  • ​Microdermabrasion is not recommended for people who have deep scars, active keloids, undiagnosed lesions, a recent herpes outbreak, warts on the face, skin cancer, active acne (stages 3 and 4),

  • sunburns or active rosacea, eczema,

  • an auto-immune system disorder,

  • unstable diabetes.Cuts/Abrasions.

  • 2 years major operation)

  • Bruising/Swelling.

  • Areas where topical Roaccutane has been used.

  • Undiagnosed lumps and bumps.

  • Sunburn.

  • Heat rash.

  • Recent fractures (3 months)

  •  Anyone with skin cancer or infectious skin conditions such as warts, herpes, or unstable diabetes.

  • Microdermabrasion is not recommended for pregnant women

  • Undiagnosed lumps and bumps.

preparing for Your Dermabrasion or Microdermabrasion

  • No pre-medication is needed.

  • Stop taking aspirin-based medicines, Retin-A, Renova, Differin or glycolic acid products.

  • Stopping smoking a week before microdermabrasion is also recommended to improve blood flow.

  • Avoid sunbathing and waxing.



  • Be hydrated , you may be thirsty or lightheaded after the massage therapy. This is not just following oncology massage. It's a general aftercare rule after massage therapy

  • Ensure that you do not stand up too quickly. You must also give your blood pressure a chance to return to normal after being relaxed for so long.

  • Avoid alcohol for at least 24 hours as massage is a detoxifying treatment.  Drink plenty of water to assist in the elimination of toxins from the body.

  • Eat a light & healthy diet to assist the detoxification & healing process.

  • Get plenty of rest.

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  • Massage is like exercise: It forces blood into your muscles, bringing nutrients and removing toxins. This process can temporarily increase inflammation (the healing response) to areas that the body feels need attention. This inflammation can bring discomfort.


  • The massage therapist has just spent 30-90 minutes attempting to lengthen and release muscles and fascia, activity post-treatment can increase the risk of damaging the muscle (injury to the muscle). Ideally, you should be having at least 4-12 hours' rest after a massage.

  • In the few hours just after a massage, do some gentle stretches. This is one of the top tips we give people for how to relieve pain after massage. Move around, or go for a gentle walk. Hold stretches for around 30 seconds each to ensure they are most effective.

  • Drink plenty of water after your treatment. This helps with dehydration, lost fluids, reduces fatigue, as well as helps eliminate toxins from your body. Avoid drinking alcohol or caffeine containing beverage for 12 hours, as they have dehydrating properties

  •  After receiving a deep tissue massage, avoid strenuous activity for a day or two, to allow your muscles time to rebuild. Be sure to drink plenty of water as well. A warm Epsom salt bath is a great way to care for yourself following a deep tissue massage

  •  Allow your body to catch up. It’s also common to be sleepy and a little disoriented after a massage, so it is best to rest or relax. A simple walk or stroll is fine. Plan for your post massage experience to linger if you have the opportunity.

  • Keep the positive energy After your massage you are feeling lighter, calmer and refreshed. Make sure that when you leave our doors, you keep that calm and positive energy flowing

electrotherapy facial ,Newcastle Upon Tyne


  • The Zemits Facial is an advanced non-invasive exfoliating and skin toning facial treatment.

  • The treatment is refreshing, soothing, and moisturizing. Visible results from the Facial will vary from person to person. What to expect during and after the treatment:

  • After the Zemits Facial Treatment your clients’ may experience the following sensations: temporary irritation or redness, slight tingling in the treatment area.

  • Those are completely normal reactions, that in most cases will resolve within 48-72 hours after the treatment.

  • Zemits Facial treatments are recommended every 4 weeks depending on the skin type and condition for optimal results. Client experiences may vary.

  • After Zemits Facial Treatment always protect your clients skin from sunburn/sun damage with SPF 30-40

  •  Avoid excessive sun exposure.

  • Avoid using aggressive exfoliation, waxing and products containing acids in the treatment area for about two weeks before and after the facial treatment.

  • Also please avoid the use of Retin-A type products pre- and post- treatment



  • it’s quite normal for redness, skin sensitivity and possibly mild swelling for 24- 48 hours following treatment. The skin may resemble moderate sunburn during this time. Effects usually resolve within a few hours, so you can return to your normal activities the same or next day.

  •  To avoid infection, ensure that your hands are clean before touching the treated area for the first 2 days after the treatment

  • For 3 days after treatment, avoid perfume, perfumed cosmetics or skincare products containing Glycolic Acid or AHA on the area

  •  Your skin may look dry, and possibly flaky, for a few days after the redness subsides. Use Aloe Vera gel to soothe the skin if you wish, or intensive moisturiser for 7 days to help with any dryness.

  •  Avoid partaking in activities that will heat up your skin, such as going in a hot tub/Jacuzzi/sauna, taking a very hot shower, or strenuous exercise for 2 days after treatment. First Few Days: Continue gentle cleansing and moisturizing over the next few days.

  • Avoid scrubbing, rubbing, or using exfoliants for 1 week.

  • Avoid makeup for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid sunbeds and wear SPF 30-50 when outdoors to protect your skin from direct sun exposure. If you fail to protect your skin from sun exposure, you will be at risk of uneven pigmentation and sunburn.

  • ALL facial skin procedures in the area, including injection based treatments, should be avoided for 2-4 weeks after treatment

  •  Stay well hydrated by drinking 2 litres of water a day and avoid alcohol for 24 hours .

  • Downtime: 1-5 days for redness, tightness to ease some further precautions to observe for a further 5 days.

How long does it take your face to heal from micro needling?

  • Because it will take about two weeks for your skin to fully recover and your results to become noticeable, it's generally a good idea to schedule this treatment at least two weeks before any important life events. Other than that, you can have this treatment throughout the year to manage the appearance of your skin

  • Expect optimal results after about 4-6 weeks. That's roughly the amount of time that it takes for collagen to develop fully. It also takes about a month for the skin cells to turn over entirely, from start to finish. While you may be looking for immediate results, microneedling results are well worth the wait.

  • A course of treatments is needed to provide long-term anti-ageing results 4-6 weeks apart



  •  For 12 hours after: Do not wear heavy makeup (you can use mineral makeup as it doesn’t block the skin)

  • For 24 hours after: No swimming, facial waxing or fake tan application

  • For 48 Hours after: No sauna, sun beds or sun exposure. No botox, collagen injections or dermal fillers.

  • For 72 Hours after: Do not use any anti-ageing creams, AHA’s, glycolics, retinol or exfoliating products. 

  • At all times during a course, apply SPF 15 (at least) and avoid UV exposure. Regular moisturiser applications are vital to replenish the skin and prevent it becoming dry and peeling. Use SPF 15+ (at least) throughout a course to protect skin and regularly apply moisturiser to replenish moisture.

  • If your skin does feel hot or dry and itchy – splash with cold water, pat dry and moisturise regularly with a gentle hydrating moisturiser . Skin may appear red after treatment, this is perfectly normal and any redness will generally subside within 72 hours.

Breaking Out After Microdermabrasion? As the exfoliating crystals are worked across the skin, the treatment stimulates blood flow and cell renewal. These processes can potentially trigger a “healing crisis” within the skin. A healing crisis is a temporary worsening of symptoms when beginning a treatment. When treating acne with microdermabrasion, you may suffer from more breakouts as your skin purges any remaining impurities from the pores. A healing crisis is nothing to worry about, and the breakouts should be brief – as long as you follow a few rules.


  1.  Stay Hydrated! As always, you must stay hydrated. Drinking lots of water will minimise the potential for clogged pores, as water helps flush away toxins and removes bacteria. You will also benefit from greater elasticity, and slow down visible signs of ageing. If you are not drinking enough water, your skin will overproduce oils to make up for it, increasing the potential for more clogged pores. Try to drink between 6 to 8 glasses of water every day to avoid excess oil production.

  2. Don’t Pick! Don’t pick your skin! Touching your skin and picking or popping your spots is only going to make the situation worse. Any interference with your breakouts could push bacteria and pus back into the skin. You could also create further problems for your skin – such as acne scarring. So remember, patience is key! Healing crisis breakouts often clear up much quicker than pre-treatment acne would when left alone.

  3.  Stick to Your Aftercare Continue your therapist-approved skincare routine, and keep your skin clean, moisturised and protected. Use gentle products that won’t aggravate your skin,

  4. We recommend a course of 6-8 facials carried out at intervals of 7-10 days. For acne and acne scarring more treatments may be required up to a maximum of 20 Days in a course.

Electrotherapy treatment


  • 60 minutes: Reddening and possible pot bleeding

  • Up to 24 hours: Erythema (reddening or rash like appearance) , Petechiae (pinpoint, round spots), minor oedema (swelling)

  • 1-2 days: Mild erythema , petechiae, reduced oedma, minor itching, dry/tight sensation.

  • 2-3 days Reduced erythema, fading petechiae, dissipated oedema, reduced itching, minor skin flaking

  • 3-4 days: Potential dryness

  • 4-5 days: Full Recovery with normal function

  • 3weeks: improved pigmentation begins

  • 4-6 weeks: Improvements in lines, wrinkles and scarring begins

  • Effects will usually typically resolve within hours and many people are able to return to their normal activities the same or next day. Some people may react differently and reactions is longer . However, these reactions are temporary and typically resolve within 3-7 days as the skin returns to normal. Treatment Skincare routine need to follow

  • Refrain from touching, picking or pulling at any loose skin as this may compromise results

  • Use gentle cleanser with warm / tepid water , avoid of using soap

  •  Do not scrub. Pat to dry only.

  • Please avoid the use of skin care products containing any of the following active resurfacing ingredients for up to 5 days following • Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) (including but not limited to) glycolic, lactic or malic acid • Beta hydroxy acid (BHA) including salicylic acid • Benzoyl peroxide • Retinoids (including but not limited to) tretinoin, retinol and retinaldehyde • Hydroquinone • High levels of Kojic or azelaic acid • Alcohol (including but not limited to) isopropyl alcohol/de-natured alcohol/rubbing alcohol

  • Avoid facial products containing fragrance for 5-7 days after treatment as these may irritate the skin

  •  Avoid the use of exfoliants, further peeling agents, retinoids, retinols and vitamin A products for 5-7 days after treatment

  •  Refrain from saunas, sunbed, steam baths and hot showers for 24 hours.

  • Avoid high impact aerobic exercise or vigorous physical activity for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid intensive sun exposure, tanning booths or extreme weather conditions for a minimum of 2 weeks

  •  Use daily sunscreen protection with a minimum of 30 SPF for at least 1 week after treatment.

  •  Avoid electrolysis, depilatory creams, waxing and laser hair removal for a minimum of 7 days after treatment.

  •  Mineral make-up can be applied once skin has settled.

  • Any concerns should be reported to your practitioner as soon as possible A course of treatments is needed to provide long-term anti-ageing results 4-6 weeks apart To enjoy the full benefits of Chemical Peels, a course of 3-6 monthly treatments are require

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