Disclaimer: The usage of the Spike Mat is not a substitute for medical treatment. For any medical problem it is important that you have seen your physician and have had any medical treatment completed or underway. StyleWellness shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential impairments, resulting from the inability to properly use the method or resulting from unauthorized use of the method including but not limited to, substituting the method for professional medical help.
Regular usage of the Spike Mat may help with relaxation and pain relief; however does not provide medical cure to diseases. Experience of using the Spike Mat is very individual. Always consult your physician before use and at the slightest uncertainty. Always use the Spike Mat with caution, lie down for a few minutes at a time and see what feels best for you.
Children cannot use the Spike Mat without adult supervision. The Spike Mat must be covered by a cloth to protect children’s sensitive skin.
Do not use the Spike Mat if:
- You have open wounds, infected or not, acne wounds or scars that have not yet healed
- You have any form of heart disease
- You have low blood pressure – using the Spike mat can lower blood pressure further, which can lead to fainting when you stand up
- You are pregnant
- You have coagulation problems (haemophilia)
- You are undergoing treatment with anticoagulants such as Waran, Klexan or Heparin, since there is a large risk of subcutaneous bleeding and bruises
- You have allergic back eczema or general psoriasis
- You have skin damage.
People with whiplash injuries can become dizzy and have pain in the neck at the beginning of the treatment. Lie on the Spike Mat for 5-10 minutes every other day and gradually increase use of the mat as the dizziness / pain decrease.
Those who suffer from fibromyalgia should initially lie on the mat for a short time, about 5-10 minutes, and use a fairly thick cloth. Gradually increase the time on the mat and preferably use a thinner cloth as the body becomes accustomed to the pain with time.