Modalities used in Physiotherapy Wax Bath
Paraffin wax is used for the treatment.
The temperature of the wax is in the range between 40° to 44°c.(1Therapeutic Heat
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The heat energy obtained from the hot wax is used to relieve pain and stiffness of the joints.
When to apply?
This is applied over Joints of legs and hands
Where it should not be used?
If the area to be treated has:
- Joint pain and stiffness is relived
- Skin becomes smooth and moist
- Causes relaxing effect
The time duration for the treatment is about 30-45 minutes
- Therapeutic Heat - (https://fadavispt.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1932§ionid=141707499)
- Sample Records For Cryotherapy - (https://www.science.gov/topicpages/c/cryotherapy.html)
- Light Therapy - (https://accessphysiotherapy.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=2223§ionid=173788506)
- Contrast Bath Therapy - (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrast_bath_therapy)
- Shortwave And Microwave Diathermy - (https://accessphysiotherapy.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=465§ionid=40195359)
- Ultrasonics - (https://www.encyclopedia.com/science-and-technology/physics/physics/ultrasonics)
- Therapeutic Massage Techniques - (https://www.physioblasts.org/f/public/1366280192_429_FT0_technique_of_massage.pdf)
- The Properties Of Water And Their Applications for Training - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4327375/)
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