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Client Disclosure for California Senate Bill SB-577 Compliance

Notice Designed to comply with the State of California Guidelines in
The Business and Professions Code of the State of California: Section 2053.6


California state laws requires that you acknowledge receipt of the information provided in this form and that you sign it, keep a copy for yourself, and that we keep one for at least three years. Our method of service in "Colon Hydrotherapy" is alternative and complementary to healing arts that are licensed by the state of California. under sections 2053.5 and 2053.6 of California's Business and Professional Codes, We can offer you these services, subject to requirements and restrictions that are described fully on the following pages. The idea behind "Colon Hydrotherapy" is as follows:


Colon Hydrotherapy services provide at this center complies with Section 2053.6 to the Business and Professions Code of the State of California. In compliance with the Code, you must be advised:


A) There are NO licensed physicians at this center and the individual performing colon hydrotherapy is only a Colon Hydro therapist, they are not a physician. This means and implies that they cannot and will not:

  1. Conduct surgery or any other procedure on another person that punctures the skin or harmfully invades the body.

  2. Administer or administer X-ray radiation to another person.

  3. Prescribe or administer legend drugs or controlled substances to another person.

  4. Recommend the discontinuance of legend drugs or controlled substances prescribed by an appropriately licensed practitioner.

  5. Willfully diagnose and treat a physical or mental condition of any person under circumstances or conditions that cause or create a risk of great bodily harm, serious physical or mental illness, or death.

  6. Set fractures.

  7. Treat lacerations or abrasions through electrotherapy.

  8. Hold out, state, indicate, advertise, or imply to a client or prospective client that he or she is a physician, a surgeon, or a physician and surgeon.

B) Colon Hydrotherapy is alternative or complementary to healing arts services licensed by the state.


C) The services of Colon Hydrotherapy and the Therapist that provide the services are not licensed by the state.


D) The session of Colon Hydrotherapy includes the following procedures:

  1. The client will insert and retract the speculum.

  2. Warm (temperature and pressure controlled) water will flow into the colon softening the fecal material, which will be released through normal peristalsis into the sewer.

  3. Your dignity and modesty will be maintained at all times.

  4. The session will last approximately 30-45 minutes.


E) The theory of treatment upon which Colon Hydrotherapy is more historical and intuitive than scientific as there have not been any studies to validate the effectiveness of the modality. However, many cultures and societies believe that a clean colon can enhance the health of the individual. This started thousands of years ago with the simple enema and has evolved into the present day colonic. Many people simply report they feel better after a Colonic. On the other hand, there is a growing number of health care practitioners that believe in the concept of auto-intoxication, That a sluggish bowel (one that is not regular) allows the body to reabsorb toxins from the colon. his theory may or may not have validity depending on who you listen to, but we know there is increased level of toxins in our environment and common sense tell us that anything we can do to assist the body of ridding itself of toxins should have some value.


F)  Training and Education: All therapists working at Advance Detox Center have been trained and follow the I-ACT Standard Operating Procedures, Regulations and Guidelines for Colon Hydrotherapy.

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