Why should I use Body IQ Recovery system?
Intermittent pneumatic compression is a therapeutic technique designed to improve venous circulation in the limbs. Removal of toxic waste (lactic acid) and reduce muscle tightness.
Who does the Body IQ Recovery System sizing work ?
User Height 5'0" - 5'11" Select size: Medium.
User Height 6'0 - 6'-5" Select size: Large.
Wider Legs Inserts (supplied as a pair)
What warranty do I have upon purchase ?
Warranty - New Zealand / Australia: Our Body IQ Recovery System comes with a comprehensive 12 month standard warranty (all components). 2nd Year extended warranty available at purchase. *Any replaced parts need to be returned to Body IQ Ltd.
How do I clean my Body IQ Recovery System ?
Ideally, athletes shower before use. Wipe down boots with a damp cloth - alcohol wipe. Naturally air dry OR use a towel.
DO NOT MACHINE WASH.
Uses - who should use it / Who shouldn't use it ?
Pre-workout offers an escalated blood circulation preparing you for exercise faster. Shorten your warm up load and protect your energy levels. Individual preference / comfort is user designated. The compression should not be a painful experience. We suggest a starting point of 180 mmHg - which you can adjust on the fly (increase / decrease as required).
Post-workout offers possibly the most benefit to users. Once again compression speeds blood circulation - meaning that toxic waste (Lactic Acid) is removed more quickly from our system. This in turn assists in a quicker return to performance. Recovery is best achieved soon after performance. The system by default sets to 30 minutes. This is plenty of time for first time users. Recommended pressure 180 mmHg. Recommended programme - Mode E or F on the 4 and 6 chamber plug in units. OR with the portable unit - Mode C or D. If at any point the squeeze is uncomfortable - reduce pressure. You can switch off at the wall / unit itself at any time. Keep the control unit within reach of user in this case.
When NOT to use Body IQ Recovery compression:
Compression Recovery is not a toy. Under no circumstance should you use compression - (elevated blood circulation) if you are light headed, dizzy, concussed or have any of the risk factors listed below. If you are unsure please seek advice
from your medical practitioner. The system has an easy shut off switch if at any point you feel uncomfortable. Make sure control unit is easily accessible during use.
Do not use if you have any of the following conditions:
· Acute infections (sickness - body already under stress)
· Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) - Pain/swelling.
· Episodes of pulmonary embolism (sudden shortness of breath/chest pains)
· Wounds, lesions, or tumours at or near the site of application.
· Where increased venous and lymphatic return is undesirable. (Doctor prescribed).
· Bone fractures or dislocations at or near the site of application.
· Acute pulmonary oedema (excess fluid in the lungs).
· Acute thrombophlebitis (blood clotting).
· Acute congestive cardiac failure (heart failure).