Hydrotherapy

Hip Bath

It is hydro-therapeutic measure where a person is made to sit in a hip bathtub and water is filled up to the navel region.

Uses: Useful in Indigestion, Gas Formation, Hyper-acidity, Constipation, Piles, Menstrual Disorders, Obesity and Diabetes

Other body parts are kept dry. Feet should be rested on a footrest. The specially designed tub is used for hip bath. It is mainly administered for improvement of digestion, excretion, and It is beneficial in gynecological and urinary problems. Various temperatures of water like very cold, cold, neutral, warm, hot and very hot are used depending upon the clinical condition.

Spinal Spray

A gentle massage of fine water columns through spray on the spinal cord and its nearby parts is called spinal spray. A specially designed tub is used for this treatment. This serves a great measure in influencing the central nervous system.

Uses: Insomnia, Hypertension, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Migraine, etc.

Spinal Bath

This is a hydro-therapeutic measure where an individual is made to lie down in a specially designed longitudinalequipment such that only the back is immersed in water of the desired temperature. Spinal bath is useful in hypertension, insomnia, and musculoskeletal diseases.

Uses: Improves blood circulation to the spine, activates the nervous system, relieves congestion over the spinal nerve, and provides total relaxation. Good in hypertension, headache, and backache.

Immersion Bath

Immersion bath is administered by immersing the entire body other than the head in a full-size tub filled with water of the desired temperature depending upon the condition of a health-seeker. It creates an appetite, accelerates the circulation and arouses the nervous system.

Uses: Sleeplessness, Anxiety, Nervous debility, Joint pain, Depression, Parkinsonism, Hypertension, Migraine, and certain skin diseases.

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