Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is colon hydrotherapy?

Colon hydrotherapy, also known as colon irrigation or colonic, is the gentle rinsing of the colon via the rectum to remove encrusted fecal matter, gas and mucus, allowing for better absorption of vital nutrients. 

Q: Is colon hydrotherapy uncomfortable?

Colon Hydrotherapy is performed with warm water using the Angel of Water system, the first choice for healthcare and clinics around the world-bringing elegance, simplicity and dignity to colon hydrotherapy. No chemicals or drugs are involved and the entire therapy is gentle and relaxing.

Q: How does the Angel of Water system work?

The Angel of Water is a gravity-fed, open design and is the safest, simplest and most effective solution for irrigating the colon.

Q: What are the benefits of colon hydrotherapy?

Colon Hydrotherapy is an effective way to rid your large intestine of toxins that are accumulated through the daily consumption of processed foods, toxins in the environment, and antibiotics. A healthy well-functioning bowel is fundamental for the maintenance of optimal health.

Q: Who performs the colon hydrotherapy service?

One of our trained technicians will perform all in house colon hydrotherapy treatments under the guidance of Dr. Vasu Brown, MD.  Dr Vasu Brown, MD can also assist with Ayurvedic consultations, and integrative health matters. 

Q: Can anyone receive colon hydrotherapy?

Colon hydrotherapy requires a Doctor prescription by the state of Rhode Island. Dr. Vasu Brown, MD is available by appointment only to inquire if this service can assist your health care program.

Q: Can I add on any other services to my appointment?

Urban Sweat can be added to a colon hydrotherapy session for $35. 

For more information about Colon Hydrotherapy at Raffa Life, please click below to see our full Colon Hydrotherapy offerings.

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Parking for Raffa Active Relaxation Center can be found in the back of our building.

Travel by Air

The Raffa Active Relaxation Center is a 10-minute drive from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) located in Warwick, Rhode Island. If you are flying internationally, Boston’s Logan Airport (BOS) is a one hour drive. New York’s John F. Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airport is respectfully a three hour drive.

Travel by Rail

The Amtrak train runs from both Boston and New York into Downtown Providence. Raffa is a 15-minute drive from the station.

Providence Amtrak
100 Gaspee St., Providence, RI 02903
(401) 727-7276

Where to Stay

Extended Stay America
Located 7 minutes from studio | 2.69 miles
268 Metro Center Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 732-6667

Located 3 minutes from studio | 1.37 miles
400 Knight Street, Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 734-4460

Hotel Providence
Located 14 minutes from studio | 8.12 miles
139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903
(401) 861-8000

Where to Eat and Shop

Located 1.5 miles from the Raffa Active Relaxation Center is a Wholefoods Market, Shaw’s Market, Starbucks Coffee, the Garden City Shopping Center, and a CVS Pharmacy.

A 15-minute drive will drop you off in Downtown Providence, or take the 45-minute scenic route to Newport and the Rhode Island shoreline.

We are always available to answer any other questions and help in anyway we can. Please send us a message or call 401-463-3335.