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Pneumo-compression therapy

The apparatus is used to pump the air that compresses tissues in a wavelike manner from periphery to the heart activating the blood circulation. The air circulating in waves acts upon the foot, calf, thigh at the same time, and, if necessary, buttocks, abdomen, arms. Compression massage helps to clear the body of excessive liquid, and the cells are cleared from waste products. Rapid decrease of pressure in the cuffs results in engorgement of vessels increasing blood supply, improving metabolism in the cells and