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Can I use therapeutic bath devices to help the pain?

Can I use therapeutic bath devices to help the pain?

Yes: Various aquatherapy devices can be very helpful for pain. As to whether you can use one, it is impossible for me to know without knowing your medical history. Best to talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hardin
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Hydrotherapy (Definition)

Hydrotherapy programs use water treatments, often at health spas, to revitalize, maintain, and restore health. Such treatments help manipulate the movement of blood within the body. They can be offered via saunas, steam baths, foot baths, and cold ...Read more


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Discuss these types of therapeutic baths. Oatmeal, lavendar, peppermint?

Discuss these types of therapeutic baths. Oatmeal, lavendar, peppermint?

THERAPEUTIC BATH: Oatmeal bath are used for itchy, dry skin lesions. Lavander for relaxing bath and peppermint is for comfort of those achy muscles. ...Read more

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I was wondering to what extent are hot baths "therapeutic"?

Alters circulation: Hot baths can cause superficial vasodilatation which increases blood supply to the superficial tissues and muscles. Muscle soreness and overuse strains may be helped to resolve by hot bands. This is due to the enhanced blood supply and circulatory exchanges of nutrients that occur. Don't stay in too long, as that can cause a drop in blood pressure or cause dizziness. ...Read more

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What do I do with my pimples? How do therapeutic baths work?

What do I do with my pimples? How do therapeutic baths work?

See Dermatologist: If you still are having acne at 42 years of age you most likely have hormone related acne which needs professional help. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is hydrotherapy and how does it relate to gout?

What is hydrotherapy and how does it relate to gout?

Water therapy: Hydrotherapy is using circulating water to help reduce swelling and improve circulation. I have not ever used it for treating gout but i would say a cold water bath would help reduce the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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What is so special about hydrotherapy pools for rehab?

What is so special about hydrotherapy pools for rehab?

Good: It reduces gravity and so body weight and provide gentle resistance which is what you want while having rehab. It also increases circulation and decreases stiffness as water temp is higher than environment. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to get colon hydrotherapy?

Is it healthy to get colon hydrotherapy?

Not really: In most cases, it is not dangerous, but there is no proof that it is beneficial, so why have an uncomforatable and costly procedure? Repeated use may lead to electrolyte imbalance and bacterial overgroth in the colon. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Help please! is colon hydrotherapy safe?

Help please! is colon hydrotherapy safe?

It has risks: There is a risk of perforating the colon and the procedure is unnecessary. ...Read more

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Decided to try colon hydrotherapy. What does it feel like?

Decided to try colon hydrotherapy. What does it feel like?

Unconventional stuff: I would advise you to stay away from such od ball interventions which have not medically proven useful. You can get into more trouble than you asked for. So just eat healthy and go to your family doctor for any medical advice. ...Read more