BTC uses an open system called a LIBBE device. LIBBE stands for “Lower Intestinal Bottom Bowel Evacuation”. This is a very gentle approach and is usually the better option for clients who have any type of bowel disease. It is typically regarded as more comfortable and private than conventional closed systems. Unlike closed systems in which the water is under pressure, the LIBBE system is a safe and gentle gravity-fed system complete with carbon filter and ultra-violet light purification, odorless venting and automatic water temperature control. You-the client will insert the SINGLE USE speculum yourself in the privacy of the healing room after receiving instruction by the therapist. You are in control of your experience and given the option of complete privacy or having the therapist in the room with you throughout your session.
Closed Colonic System
Conventional closed systems require a therapist to insert a speculum into the client’s rectum and then attach a disposable hose. A pressurized stream of water is then delivered through the attached hose. When the colon is filled & pressure reaches maximum levels the therapist manually drains the colon back through the hose. Water pressure & temperature within the colon must be monitored constantly to avoid leakage or perforation, requiring the constant attention of the therapist. A closed system is a better choice for clients who have spinal injuries or other conditions causing a loss of the anal sphincter muscle. BTC only uses the open system and does not have a closed system.