The whirlpool utilizes the power of water in combination with temperature. It is used mainly for the treatment of the upper and lower limbs.
The whirlpool is a stainless steel tub containing water at a proper temperature depending on the patient's problem. It is a natural means to achieve surface heat therapy, along with an electric turbine for hydromassage.
At a temperature of 37 to 39 degrees Celsius
- Increase in temperature, blood and lymph circulation.
- Muscle relaxation, reduction of muscle spasm and joint stiffness.
- Pain reduction.
- Increased metabolism, tissue nutrition and oxygen absorption.
- Absorption of edemas and hematomas.
- Systematic hydromassage of upper and lower limb body parts: wrist-fingers, ankle-heel and toes at the lower extremities.
At a temperature of 10-15 degrees Celsius we achieve edema dissolution.
- Limb fractures (general).
- Wrist and foot arthritis.
- Rheumatoid arthritis.
- Immediate reduction of the patient's lameness (more effortless gait after treatment).
- Stiff joints.
- Open wounds.
- Skin infections.
- Peripheral vascular infections.