FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

about EKATOM® smart and biofunctional apparel

What are smart and biofunctional garments?
Smart and biofunctional garments are those that not only serve to be dressed but also have properties that exert added functionality interacting with the user in an interactive and personalized way.

 

Where to buy our clothes?
You can buy smart and biofunctional Ekatom® garments on this website or contact us so that we can indicate the point of sale closest to your location.

What are the benefits of our smart and biofunctional clothing?
The benefits of our garments are supported by science through important clinical studies. The main benefits include the following beneficial effects for health and well-being:
•    Increases nitric oxide levels, increasing vasodilation, improving microcirculation, nutrition and oxygenation of cells, normalizing blood pressure.
•    Thermoregulatory effect.
•    Bacteriostatic effect.
•    Accelerates wound healing.
•    Accelerates recovery from joint or muscle injuries.
•    Reduces recovery time after physical effort.
•    Reduces lactic acid levels.
•    Increases the immune response and the elimination of cellular waste products and toxins.
•    It acts on cellular ageing.
•    It stimulates the hypothalamus, which controls the production of neurochemical substances involved in biological processes such as sleep, mood, pain sensations.

 

Does Ekatom® only serve as smart sportswear?
Our garments have multiple applications in sports practice, during recovery after exertion, in physiotherapy, during rehabilitation after an injury and in everyday life, improving the health and well-being of the people who use our garments.

Our clothing is designed to accompany you at any time of the day: at work, to go out, in training, recovery, and during your night's rest.

 

Are the benefits of using our garments scientifically proven?
Yes, multiple clinical studies amply demonstrate the benefits, safety and properties of this technology.

Some of the studies are:

  • Study with Ekatom® Fiber in patients with herniated discs.

  • Study of Ekatom® Fiber on the Lizard posture metric platform.

  • Plasencia study, the effect of Ekatom® Fiber socks on the feet.

  • Bacterial proliferation control study with Ekatom® Fiber.

 

Do our clothes have contraindications or adverse effects?
For ethics, we do not recommend its use in pregnant women or in children under 16 years of age, despite the fact that our garments have no known adverse effects.

How long do the beneficial effects of Ekatom® garments last?
The duration of the properties of our garments is one of our great advantages, they last at least two years, being used continuously and washed as recommended.

 

How long do you have to wear clothes to benefit from its effects? Is there a time limit for use?
The effects are immediate, and users start to benefit from this technology from the moment they wear it. The longer you have your clothes on and the more time you spend wearing them, the greater the benefits you get.

There is no time limit for use.

What are the conditions of use?
Simply put the garments on, better in direct contact on the skin, but it does not matter if it is used on another garment.

Are the effects lost with washing?
The effects are not lost for at least two years if the conditions of use and washing are met.

 

How do they wash?
It should be washed like a normal garment, with the usual detergent and cold water, it can be washed in the washing machine.

 

Can they be ironed?
It is not recommended to iron the garments, and neither does it need it, since after washing it does not wrinkle, and they are ready to be used.

 

Can they be tumble dried?
Tumble drying is not recommended as it can alter the molecules of the enhanced polyester.
 

Our products are not indicated for:

  1. Diagnosis, prevention, control, treatment or alleviation of a disease,

  2. Diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, alleviation or compensation of an injury or deficiency,

  3. The investigation, replacement or modification of the anatomy or a physiological process,

  4. Regulation of conception

 

Spanish Royal Decree 1591/2009, of October 16, which regulates medical devices.

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