Whirlpool therapy tubs are used extensively in the sports medicine world to reduce pain and speed the healing process for bruises and other injuries sustained by athletes while participating in competition as well as recovery from surgical procedures.
Whirlpool therapy tubs involves the use of water to treat a variety of sports and medical conditions. Clinical hydrotherapy whirlpools may be used to treat medical conditions such as septic ulcers, burns, lesions, amputations, and arthritis. Sports whirlpool therapy tubs are used extensively in the sports medicine world to reduce pain and speed the healing process for bruises and other injuries sustained by athletes while participating in competition as well as recovery from surgical procedures.
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What are Some of the More Commonly Asked General Questions About Whirlpool Tubs?
What is the difference between a therapy tank and a therapy tub? Nothing, these terms are used interchangeably.
What is a physiotherapy tank? The terms physiotherapy and physical therapy are often used interchangeably, with the term physiotherapy predominating outside of the United States.
What is a hydrotherapy tank? The word “hydro” means water. The word “therapy” means treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder or condition. In practice, hydrotherapy involves the use of water to aid in treating certain medical conditions or injuries. Broadly, hydrotherapy equipment and devices include whirlpools, cold tanks, pools, hot tubs, whirlpool spas, physiotherapy tanks, etc.
How long can you stay in a therapy whirlpool/hot tub? General guidelines for an average adult user are based on water temperature where time in the whirlpool or hot tub at a water temperature between 95-100° F is between 15 to 30 minutes. For a water temperature of 104° F the maximum safe time is estimated to be 15 minutes. Of course, hot tub use can pose a greater risk for pregnant women, individuals with heart disease, diabetes, high or low blood pressure, and a history of seizures. Further, it is recommended that children aged 5 and younger not participate in hot tub or whirlpool use.
What is a Hubbard tank in physiotherapy and how does it differ from whirlpool therapy.
A Hubbard tank is used to deliver hydrotherapy via warm water being swirled over an individual’s body and limbs as the person’s body can be immerged to neck level. This type of hydrotherapy tank is often used to treat burn victims and other patients requiring total immersion. As such, a Hubbard tank is larger than a regular whirlpool allowing healthcare personnel to be in the tank proving intervention strategies to the patient.