Physical therapy modalities

hydrocollator heat massage

Hydrocollator unit, Heat therapy, Heat stone massage

Hydrocollator: Hot packs are a way of transferring heat to the patient by conduction. Commercial hot pack is the most common way to deliver superficial moist heat and the heating unit is called hydrocollator unit. There are different techniques to deliver heat including the use of hot packs, hot water baths, hot stone massage. Massage helps soothing your …

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Hydrotherapy benefits, types of baths

Hydrotherapy benefits, types of baths

What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is the use of water at different temperatures. It includes therapeutic treatments using water. Therefore also called as water therapy. There are different types of therapeutic baths in hydrotherapy including immersion, contrast and paraffin bath. Immersion bath: In hydrotherapy immersion bath is a technique for newborn bathing while they are loosely …

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Walking Aids devices In Physiotherapy

Walking Aids In Physiotherapy: Walking aids are devices which help functional independence of patients Ambulatory aids (eg, canes, crutches, walkers) are used to provide an extension of the upper extremities to help transmit body weight and provide support for the patient. Uses of Ambulatory Aids: These devices are mostly prescribed for below mentioned cases:• Pain • Muscle weakness • Problem …

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