Question You May Have:
We want our clients at our colon cleaning salon to be well-informed and feel comfortable. The information below will help answer many of the questions you may have.
Q: Are all colonics assistance done by a trained therapist?
A: Yes. Myself and all our therapist are trained and are also members of the International Association of Colon Hydrotherapy.
Q: What type of colon cleansing (high enema, colon irrigation) device do you have in your office? colon hydrotherapy colonic
A: We use the Colenz Enema Open System. It will cleanse the entire colon (number of sessions to be determined) using filtered water. The device is an "open system" which provides a comfortable procedure while maintaining the dignity of the client. There is no offensive odors or mess. There is no repeated getting up and down. It is a private session with only you in the room and the device provides an effective cleansing of the colon while providing comfort and most importantly, safety. The client simply lies down and relaxes throughout the course of the session. (Please make sure to watch the video on the "Home" page.
Q: What is your scheduling/cancellation policy?
A: Minimum 24 hour notice required for appointment cancellations and/or rescheduling. With less than 24 hour notice: the cancellation fee is equal to the cost of the scheduled service(s). We hate to do this but many people wait for a colon cleansing appointment and ask that we call them if there are any cancellations - if we simply have a no show someone else could have taken that time slot. We also ask that you arrive on time or a few minutes early, as we have appointments close together and if your are late that could cause a problem. If you are a new client please come at least 15 minutes early for a brief educational video.
Q: Is your facility private?
A: Yes. Our private entrance is inconspicuous and your privacy is our utmost concern.
Q: Do you offer evening or weekend appointments?
A: No unfortunately we do not offer evening but we do have Saturday appointments available from 9 to 2.
Q: Will this be covered by insurance?
A: No - unfortunately:(
Q: Is your office clean and professional?
A: Yes! You will find Fit Body Detox to be a beautiful, clean and professional spa-like atmosphere.
Q: What can I expect to feel during the colon cleansing (colon hydrotherapy, colon irrigation) session?
A: Generally nothing unusual, sometimes mild abdominal cramping. The water temperature is set to the individual's internal body temperature. The filling water pressure is gravity feed which you will control yourself. The temperature, pressure and the water flow are at a very comfortable setting.
Q: Do you use disposable speculums and tubing?
A: Oh Yes for sure on that one!!! Manufacture recommended disposable speculums and tubing are utilized in this office.
Q: Is the water filtered?
A: Yes, our water supply has a state of the art water treatment system. The patented three stage system will remove particulate matter, reduce the amount of chlorine and, with the use of Ultraviolet light, destroy 99.9% of bacteria and viruses that may be in the water. All our filters are changed monthly.
Q: What benefits may I note from colon cleansing?
A: Clients frequently report one or more of the following benefits:
An overall sensation of well-being, feeling of lightness as a result of the relief of pressure of the intestines on the surrounding organs, weight reduction and/or slimming due to the activation of the waste elimination process. Detoxification and rejuvenation effect; due to the elimination of toxic substances which cause organic poisoning and biological aging. However, everyone is very different and your results may or may not be the same.
Q: What is the cost of a colonic?
A: The cost for each visit will be $75.00. We also have great packages you can purchase. Just click here for a complete list.
Q: Do I need a prescription or referral from my healthcare provider prior to scheduling with your office?
A: It is essential you discuss colon cleansing with your healthcare provider. It is important that they be informed and agree that colon cleansing is beneficial to your overall well-being. We have several physicians that we work with that can provide more information. Our class 1 FDA approved colon cleansing open system does not require a physician's prescription.
Q: Do you know of a medical doctor that supports patients seeking and utilizing complementary and alternative modalities?
A: Yes. We work with several doctors in the local community that are well versed in alternative modalities.
Q: How long will the colonic appointment last?
A: Allow a minimum of one hour.
Q: How long is the actual colonic procedure?
A: Approximately 30 to 45 minutes.
Q: Is your office easy to locate?
A: Yes. We are located at 7923A Blue Ash Road in Cincinnati Ohio, just 1 mile from the Kenwood Towne Center Mall and Jewish Hospital. Check us out at our Google + Page
Q: How will I feel after my colonic?
A: Most experience a increase in energy, refreshed and light. Everyone is different so we really can't say exactly how you will feel.
Q: What should I drink?
A: Water is a fluid that is part of your immune system that helps you fight off illness. Your body needs water to digest your food and get rid of waste. Drink 3 to 4 liters of fluids (filtered water, fresh juice, herbal tea) daily. This will help to soften your stool, especially the day before your colon cleansing. colonic.
Q. What should I eat?
A. Avoid eating anything 2 hours prior to your appointment. But remember to make fresh fruits and vegetables at least 50% of your daily meal plans and avoid processed food, fast foods and food that can cause you gas and congestion.
Q: What can I do to help if I suffer from constipation?
A: If you suffer from constipation we also recommend drinking a cup of Smooth Move Tea the night before your colon cleansing - it may help. This can be found at any grocery store (in the health food section) or health food store in your neighborhood.
Q: What is the difference between a colonic, colon hydrotherapy, high enema and colon irrigation therapy?
A: Various terminologies are used to identify the procedure, therefore the terms are often used interchangeably, but all refer to cleansing the colon using purified, body temperature water.
Q: Are colonics safe?
A: Yes. Colon cleansing is a safe and effective method to cleanse your colon.
Q: How many colonic sessions should I plan to schedule?
A: This depends on your wellness goal(s) and your nutritional lifestyle. Initially, clients may need 3 within a 2 week period to completely cleanse the colon. But many benefit from their first one.
Q: Are there contraindications to colon hydrotherapy?
A: Yes. Consult with your healthcare provider prior to scheduling with our office. In the event you have health issues your medical practitioner may write a referral or prescription specifying frequency, etc. Potential Contraindications: Congestive Heart Failure, Liver Cirrhosis, Uncontrolled Hypertension, Stroke or Aneurysm ,Colon or rectal cancer, Abdominal Surgery, Ascites, Gastrointestinal Perforation or Hemorrhage, Fissures, Fistulas, Severe Hemorrhoids, Renal Insufficiency, Severe Anemia, Pregnancy, Diverticulitis, Acute inflammatory pathologies of the colon, Abdominal Hernia, Colitis or Inflammatory Conditions of the Bowel. If you have any of these conditions we are unable to provide colon cleansing service for you.
The information on this website is presented for information and educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for diagnosis, treatment and advice of a qualified healthcare provider. We do not intend to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. Consult with your healthcare provider prior to using and advice or product mentioned on this website. The reader of this website is highly recommended to investigate the safety and efficacy of any natural or alternative therapy, diet, nutrition, supplement or health modification program before commencing.
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