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Physiotherapy


Paraffin wax bath

• This is one of the most convenient and efficient methods of applying conducted heat to the extremities (hands, feet, elbows). The melted wax to be maintained at 40-50 degrees temperature.

Benefits: Relieves pain, Increases circulation causing reflex vasodilatation, Acts as an analgesic, Stretches scars /adhesions prior to mobilization.

Indications: Pain area, Muscle spasm, Edema, Inflammation, Adhesion, Scars.

Contraindications: Impaired skin sensation area/patients, Circulatory dysfunction, Infections, Open wounds.

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