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11 May 2009

Wax Bath or Paraffin bath


Paraffin bath is used for the treatment.
The temperature of the wax is in the range between 40° to 45°c.
The heat energy obtained from the hot wax is used to relieve pain and stiffness of the joints.

Indication:

  1. Joint pain
  2. Joint stiffness
  3. Conditions like Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
Where useful?

This is applied over Joints of legs and hands

Contraindication:


If the area to be treated has
  1. Open wounds
  2. Cuts
  3. Burns
  4. Skin rashes

Advantages

  1. Joint pain and stiffness is relived
  2. Skin becomes smooth and moist
  3. Causes relaxing effect
Treatment Time The time duration for the treatment is about 20-30 minutes

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