Flashcards in Parafin Bath Deck (8)
What are the indications for a parafin bath?
Increase collagen extensibility
decrease joint stiffness
relieve muscle spasm
increase blood flow
as a warm-up to assist with exs
possibly assist in resolving inflammation
What are the contraindications for a parafin bath?
Severe cardiac disease
What are the precautions for a parafin bath?
with insensitive pt
with spinal cord injuries.
What does low specific heat mean when discussing parafin baths?
The wax will cool quickly and will form around the hand.
What should the temperature of a parafin bath be?
How long Should the parafin treatment last?
How many dips do you take?