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Far infrared is a vital radiation of the sun and a natural and essential factor of growth and healing on earth. Infrared therapy was born in Japan in 1965 by Dr. Tadashi Ishikawa and is based on the emission and control of infrared for healing and wellness purposes.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A TRADITIONAL SAUNA AND A VITAL DOME ?

In a traditional sauna, a boiler heats the air to a temperature of 80° C to 110° C.

The resulting sweat contains mainly water and minerals. The session is about half an hour, alternating with cold showers.

With the Vital Dome, its the internal temperature of the body which increases under the action of infrared radiation which triggers a strong sweating identical to that generated during a sustained physical effort (running or cycling).

What is the difference between an infrared sauna and the Vital Dome?

Unfortunately, infrared heat does not penetrate through the wood. Cellulite tends to accumulate where the heating cannot reach and what you are sitting on, your buttocks and your thighs.

HOW LONG IS A VITAL DOME SESSION ?

A Vital Dome session is 45 minutes, about 15 minutes after the start of the session, most users begin to perspire. Always ensure that you are hydrated to initiate the sweating process.

How long does the vital dome reach the desired temperature?

The Vital Dome reaches the target temperature in less than 5 minutes.

HOW MANY SESSIONS PER WEEK CAN I HAVE?

In order to benefit fully from the beneficial effects of your sessions (Detox, relaxation, firmness of the skin, joint wellness …) it is advisable to make minimum 1 session per week and maximum 4 (except during cures of attack where we can do 1 session / day the first week).

How often should I have a Vital Dome treatment?

On average, we recommend to space your sessions by at least 48 hours for better results.

WHAT IS THE SECRET TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE VITAL DOME?

The combination of relaxing warmth and detoxification results in considerable relief from many ailments.

The long-term effects of far infrared rays stimulate metabolic processes and increases general resistance.

The body purifies and strengthens itself a little more during each session. Infrared helps to purify our cells, especially the fat cells where our body stores harmful waste and toxins, such as chemical residues and heavy metals.

CAN THE VITAL DOME CONTRIBUTE TO WEIGHT LOSS?

Yes, through the elimination of toxins and fats, as well as the metabolism being stimulated.

Research shows that a 40-minute session burns up to 600 calories. Sweating and the stimulation of the heart and blood vessels constitute a passive form of cardiovascular training.

I have silicone implants or injections of collagen or hyaluronic acid,

I have pins or metal plates in the body,

Can I use the VITAL Dome without fear?

There are no contraindications for silicone implants or collagen or hyaluronic acid injections. The latter melt at 200°C.

Is long infrared harmful ?

Far infrared emission techniques are used in many health-related fields. The human body receives daily infrared radiation from the sun. Naturally, the body re-emits these waves, which are called “vital light”.

Who is suitable for the Vital Dome?

The Vital Dome is suitable for just about anyone, even the elderly and children. Children’s session duration is limited to 20 minutes.

The Vital Dome is very safe and effective as energy is being delivered throughout the body.

Who is the Vital dome not suitable for?

Hemophiliacs and anyone prone to hemorrhage should avoid the use of infrared or any type of heating that would induce vasodilation that could lead to bleeding.

It is not advisable to increase the central temperature of a person suffering from adrenal suppression and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Can I use the Vital Dome when pregnant or breastfeeding?

The Vital Dome is not recommended during pregnancy. Good news for breastfeeding mothers as the Vital dome is recommended and very safe to use, the circulation of infrared throughout the body can actually help combat clogged ducts and mastitis.

Can I use the vital dome when sick?

It is not recommended to use the Vital Dome when suffering from a fever, pneumonia, bronchitis or appendicitis.

Can I use the vital dome with having a bone fracture or joint injury?

It is recommended that you do not use the Vital Dome when having a bone fracture or joint injury. It should not be heated for the first 48 hours or until the hot and swollen symptoms disappear.

Can I have a vital dome just after having a tattoo?

It is recommended that no sweating for 15 days after receiving a tattoo.

Can I eat before a vital dome session?

It is recommended that you do not consume food less than 30 minutes before your Vital Dome session.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR IN THE VITAL DOME?

All rooms at Confidere & Co are private. It is recommended that you wear no clothing, if you stay in your underwear please make sure they do not contain metallic elements.

DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING ALONG WITH ME?

Towels and filtered water are provided, as well as complimentary tea and coffee after your infratherapy treatment. There is also car parking available off Sharp Street.

Can I SHOWER after my vital dome treatment?

Showering immediately after is neither helpful or recommended to prolong the effects of your session. We recommend to wait 4/5 hours before showing as the infrared is still working for hours afterwards.

CAN I PURCHASE MORE THAN ONE INFRATHERAPY SESSION AT A TIME?

Yes, you can purchase a range of infratherapy passes. All session passes are valid for use for 6 months from the date of purchase and are non-transferable for products including supplements and make up. A combination of infratherapy and oxygen therapy passes are also available.

Please note that Confidere & Co recommends you consult with your physician if you are unsure before using the Vital Dome.

Please take a look at the pricing page or contact for more information.

Conifdere & Co also offers hyperbaric therapy and infrared sauna sessions at Geelong’s wellness centre. Clients can also purchase gift vouchers online and in-store.

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