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Chapter-07 Superficial Heating Modalities

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Electrotherapy

Author
1. Singh Jagmohan
ISBN
9788180613845
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10909_7
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2005
Pages
6
Author Affiliations
1. Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Patiala, Punjab, India, Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura, Patiala, Punjab, India, College of Physiotherapy, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences, MUKTSAR (Punjab) India, Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Dist. Patiala (Punjab), India
Chapter keywords
Superficial heating modalities, Paraffin wax bath therapy, Techniques of application, Maintenance of paraffin wax bath unit, Electric heating pads, Whirlpool bath, Contrast bath, Heliotherapy, Sauna bath

Abstract

This chapter covers the Paraffin-wax bath Therapy and Other healing modalities. Its composition, methods of applications, Indications for use, Physiological effects, Therapeutic effects, Dangers and contraindications have been explained in details. Hot packs, Electric heating peaks, Whirlpool bath, Contrast bath, Heliotherapy and Sauna bath have also been explained.

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