Non-Systems_Hydrotherapy (Whirlpool)

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  1. Contraindications for hubbard tank - 2
    • Unstable BP
    • Incontinence
  2. Hubbard tank - 2
    • Full body immersion
    • Tx T - 100° - DO NOT exceed 100°
  3. High boy is used for what?
    • Larger extremities
    • Chest immersion w/hips & knees flexed
  4. Lowboy is used for what?
    • Larger extremities
    • Long sitting up to mid thoracic level
  5. Hydrotherapy - Indications - 10
    • Decubitus (P) ulcers
    • Burns????
    • Post-surgical conditions or fractures of hip
    • RA
    • Edema
    • DEC ROM
    • MM strains/sprains
    • Unweighting body part
    • Desensitization of residual limb
    • Joint stiffness
  6. Hydrotherapy - Precautions - 8
    • Impaired cognition - Confusion/disorientation
    • DEC T sensation
    • Urinary incontinence
    • Deconditioned state - Respiratory problems
    • DEC strength, endurance, balance or ROM
    • Medications
    • Hydrophobia
    • Alcohol ingestion
  7. Hydrotherapy - Contraindications - 6
    • WOUND MANAGEMENT
    • Cardiac instability
    • Profound epilepsy
    • Suicidal patients
    • Bowel incontinence
    • Infections that can be spread by water
  8. Contrast baths - Indications - 3
    • PVD
    • Subacute trauma, sprains, strains and trauma 
    • Any condition requiring stimulation of peripheral circulation in limbs
  9. Contrast baths - Contraindications - 3
    • Advanced arteriosclerosis
    • Arterial insufficiency
    • Loss of sensation to heat and cold
  10. Contrast baths - Tx parameters - 3
    • Hot - 100-111°
    • Cold - 55-65°
    • 4:1 ending in warm or cold water
  11. Contrast baths - subacute stage begin contrast baths w/what?
    • Hot immersion for 3-4 min --> cold for 1 minute
    • Alternate hot/cold for 20-30 min, ending in hot immersion
  12. Tx T for whirlpool
    103-110°
  13. Tx time for hydrotherapy
    20-30 minutes
  14. Hydrotherapy - Pt w/ PVD, cardiac problems, or open wounds - T
    Body temperature or below (not to exceed 100°F)
  15. Pulsed lavage - Non-immersion irrigation - PSI; time; DEC P w/what 3?
    • P - 4-8 psi
    • Time - 5-15 min, 1x/day
    • DEC P w/bleeding, complaints of pain, near major vessel
  16. Pulsed lavage - contraindications -
  17. Pulsed lavage - precautions -
  18. Hydrotherapy - temp for exercise
    79-92°
  19. Hydrotherapy - temp for acute inflammation
    32-79°
  20. Hydrotherapy - temp for PVD
    95-100°
  21. Hydrotherapy - @ 92-96° tx for what? - 1
    Spasticity
  22. Hydrotherapy - @ 104-110° tx for what? - 2
    • INC ROM
    • Chronic RA
  23. Hydrotherapy - @ 96-98° tx for what? - 3
    • Cardiopulmunary compromise
    • Burns
    • DEC spasticity (95-98)
  24. Hydrotherapy - @ 99-104° tx for what? - 2
    • Pain management
    • Chronic conditions
  25. Immersion up to neck -  physiological effect?
    INC work of breathing - as a result of INC hydrostatic P

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Non-Systems_Hydrotherapy (Whirlpool)
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2016-10-16 21:24:35
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