Underwater shower-massage is a procedure in which the mechanical action of a jet of fresh water under pressure is directed to a patient who is in a warm bath. A shower massage causes an increase in oxygen tension in the tissues, an improvement in blood circulation, a decrease in high blood pressure, stimulation of metabolic processes and resorption of inflammatory foci. The total duration of the procedure is 25-30 minutes, conducted every other day or daily, for a course of 8-10 procedures.
Indications for use
The procedure is effective in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system; metabolic diseases; diseases of the peripheral nervous system without exacerbation; diseases of the cardiovascular system; diseases of the pelvic organs; depressive conditions; Also used in cosmetology.
The procedure is contraindicated during pregnancy, menstruation; with early childhood (up to 7 years) and senile age over 65 years; acute illness or exacerbation of chronic; recent injuries and injuries requiring immobilization; pustular skin diseases; disorders of cerebral circulation; a history of myocardial infarction; hypertension II-III stages; coronary artery disease 2-3 degrees; heart rhythm disorder; urolithiasis; gallstone disease; thrombophlebitis, varicose veins of the lower extremities; diseases involving an increased risk of blood clots and bleeding; malignant neoplasms; benign tumors with a tendency to grow; cachexia of various etiologies.