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Cerebral Palsy

  • Date Submitted: 03/17/2011 06:08 AM
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Contrast Bath therapy, also known as "Hot/Cold Immersion therapy",[1] is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in ice water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in warm water.[2
Hubbard tank
A large, specially designed tank in which a patient may be immersed for various therapeutic underwater exercises.

A sitz bath can refer to a bath where the pelvic region is immersed in warm water, or to a type of tub that makes taking the sitz bath easier. It is possible to take a sitz bath in a regular bathtub, but the bather's feet either need to be kept over the side of the tub or put in the water, while the knees are kept bent. This may not be quite as hygienic as a sitz bath taken in a sitz bathtub.
Balneotherapy (from Latin: balneum, "bath") is the treatment of disease by bathing.[1] While it is considered distinct from hydrotherapy,[2] there are some overlaps in practice and in underlying principles. Balneotherapy may involve hot or cold water, massage through moving water, relaxation or stimulation. Many mineral waters at spas are rich in particular minerals (silica, sulfur, selenium, radium) which can be absorbed through the skin. Medicinal clays are also widely used, which practice is known as 'fangotherapy'.
pelotherapy
[pē′lōther′əpē]
the treatment of certain conditions with baths or packs of mud, peat, or earth on part or all of the body surface.
3 whirl pool
Extremity Whirlpools- E series
Versatile and economical. Their compact design saves space and the low gallon capacity reduces hot water usage without sacrificing proper treatment. Each unit treats specific areas of the body such as the foot, ankle, lower leg and knee as well as upper extremities like the elbow, forearm and hand.
Hi-Boy Whirlpools- H Series
The Hi-Boy Series whirlpools offer complete coverage to the back, hip and shoulder areas. If full immersion is not desired, an optional Adjustable Suspension Seat (-AS) can be utilized. The...

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