Colonic

Colonic is also known as colon cleansing or colon hydrotherapy. 

The main functions of the colon are threefold:
  • To absorb water and vitamins/electrolytes from indigestible food matter.
  • To accept and store food remains that were not digested in the small intestine.
  • To eliminate solid waste (feces) from the body.

Use colon hydrotherapy as colonscopy prep is proven to be effective, safe and tolerable. 

The colon contains nearly 60 varieties of micro flora or bacteria to aid digestion, promote vital nutrient production, to maintain pH (acid-base) balance, and to prevent proliferation of harmful bacteria.
At Spring Wellness, your colon hydrotherapist is   I-Act certified and are present during the session. Bodywork and trigger points can be applied to assist easier releases. With colon cleansing, the entire large intestine can be cleansed and the therapeutic benefits are much greater than those achieved with an enema.

EQUIPMENT

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At Spring Wellness, we use the latest Angel of Water® system. The Angel of Water®’s advanced design brings elegance, simplicity and dignity to colon hydrotherapy. The Angel of Water® Surround, a gravity-fed open design, is the premier colon hydrotherapy system and is the first choice for hospitals and clinics around the world. Whether used prior to endoscopic or radiological exam, as a pre-operative preparatory procedure, or for preventative maintenance programs, the Angel of Water® is the safest, simplest and most effective solution for irrigating the colon.

PROCESS​

 A session is a comfortable and often relaxing experience for most people.  The room is immaculate, cozy and quiet.  Each hydrotherapy session lasts approximately 30 min.  You should allow up to  an hour for your visits for filling out the medical history form , talking over the consesnt form. Your colon hydrotherapist will discuss your symptoms (if any) and review your medical history. The procedure will be explained in full detail allowing ample time for questions.
You are comfortably positioned, the small (lubricated) singel -use rectal nozzle is inserted about 1½ inches. During the session, you remain comfortably reclined and completely covered . A gentle flow of gravity-fed, 100 degree water begins. Water flowing into the colon initiates peristalsis and you respond by releasing water and waste repeatedly over the course of the next 30 minutes. This progressive irrigation and hydration that starts at the rectum, goes through the transverse section and then to the cecum, breaks up waste matter and achieves the complete evacuation of the colon. All materials are disposable and for one time use only, and there is NO ODOR, NO MESS and NO EMBARRASMENT.  Remember, our main goals during this session are your safety, comfort and well-being. This process of “fill” and “release” is continued throughout the remainder of the session.

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FREQUENCY

It varies from case to case. It depends on the individual’s health, symptoms and goals.  For example, someone that experiences chronic  constipation (less than 1 bowel movement per day) may need several treatments a few days in a row with a regimen of follow-up maintenance sessions to retrain the bowel as opposed to someone who is looking for preventative measures or just for an enhanced sense of well-being.  Your suggested appointment schedule can be best determined during your first session while going over your history.  As an average rule of thumb, anyone looking for general detoxification would need a total of 5 to 8 sessions over a 3 to 4 week period. Those choosing to do a deeper, more complete cleanse may opt for 10 to 15 sessions over 4 to 8 weeks.  Once your initial series is completed, maintenance can begin.  Maintenance sessions are recommended at 1 visit per month. Maintenance is necessary in order to continue all of the great benefits you have already given to your body with the initial series.  Monthly sessions help to keep toxic load at a minimum while continuing to decrease the burden on your other elimination organs (i.e. liver, kidneys etc.).
Please keep in mind that even though one hydrotherapy session may be equivalent to several bowel movements, elimination during subsequent sessions can be even more substantial as older, hardened, impacted feces are dislodged from the colon walls.
There is no commitment necessary. We are here to assist you any way we can, and we will work with you to find the best way to meet your needs.
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