Disclaimer: Full Body Vibration is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. The studies listed are provided for general information only and for self-education purposes. The independent studies reference the years of research into the use of vibration therapy and training, and the research contained therein is independent of Full Body Vibration/Vibrant Health and Wellness, Inc. Most of the referenced studies are listed on the National Center for Biotechnology Information website. The FDA has not evaluated these studies.
Who cannot use Full Body Vibration (FBV)? Most adults from the physically fit to the sedentary can use FBV. While the following list of medical conditions is not complete, we strongly advise that you consult with your physician before using FBV if any of the following conditions apply to you. This does not mean that if you are suffering from any of the conditions on the list, you could never use FBV. In a number of cases, it is highly recommended to integrate vibration training in a treatment plan under the medical advice of a doctor, specialist, or physiotherapist. These cases include, but are not limited to: pregnancy, pulmonary embolism, acute hernia, discopathy, spondylolysis, acute thrombosis, severe diabetes, known neurological conditions, migraines, epilepsy, pre-existing deep vein thrombosis, cardiovascular disease, recent infections, pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillators, those undergoing cancer treatments (chemotherapy/radiation) or who have tumors, known retinal conditions, recently placed IUD’s, metal pins or plates, recently recovering from an operation or surgery such as a hip or knee replacement, recent operative wounds, poor somatosensory receptor sensitivity on the plantar surfaces of the feet. If you are experiencing other symptoms, brief or long-term conditions, or are on medication, consult your physician before beginning a vibration therapy regimen.