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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Contrast Therapy / Hydrotherapy


Contrast Therapy uses alternating heat and cold to accomplish therapeutic healing effects on the body. With regard to massage therapy, this may be through the use of warm and cold packs, heating pads, ice or heated paraffin. Hydrotherapy uses alternating warm and cold baths.

Good for:

Chronic pain and edema

Helps with:

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