Hip baths are probably the traditionally used hydrotherapy treatment. In hip baths, the person must dip the hip and abdominal region under the navel in water. The patient is built to sit in tube, to be able to make his body around navel from below to immersed in water. Hip bath is offered in hot, cold, neutral along with other temperature.
Hot Hip Bath
Hot hip bath is taken for about 10 minutes with water at 40 C to 45 C. The patient was designed to sit in the tub at 40 C water and the climate is increased approximately 45 C. The cold pack should be applied to the head avoiding friction to abdomen. Before hot hip baths, he or she must drink a glass of cold water. After hot hip bath flu shower bath is advised immediately. You need to avoid exposing to cold to avoid chill. This water therapy is beneficial in relieving painful menstruation. It cuts down on enlarged prostate. It's also valuable in painful contraction with the bladder, sciatica, piles and ovaries.
Cold Hip Bath
For cold hip bath, maintain the temperature of water at 10 to 18 C for 10-15 minutes, sometimes almost half one hour. If the patient feels cold then immediately hot foot immersion bath is advised together with cold hip bath. Then a patient's abdomen beneath the navel should be rubbed briskly using a course wet cloth. As soon as the bath the legs, feet and upper area of the body must be dried. The real key should undertake simple exercises to warm-up one's body.
Cold hip bath can be a routine answer to constipation, obesity. Indigestion and regulates the eliminative organs to operate properly. This water treatment also helps in menstrual problems, hemorrhoids, liver congestion, prostatic congestion, and uterine disorders, sterility, displacement of uterus and ovaries. It's contraindicated in diseases of pelvic organs, ovaries and inflammation from the bladder, virginal and rectum.
Neutral Hip Bath
Neutral hip baths is a hip bath with water of 32� C 36� for 15 minutes to at least one hour. It relieves acute and sub-acute inflammations of ovary and fallopian tubes and bladder and painful spasm of vagina, itching of anus and vulva and it provides for a sedative answer to erotmanis both in sexes.
Alternate Hip Bath
The sufferer was created to sit alternately in hot hip with water at 40 degree C and cold tub of 10-15� C for about 6 to 8 minutes respectively. The amount of hip bath is 10-25 minutes. Throughout the treatment the top and neck are applied with cold compress. Applying cold water to the hips is the end from the treatment.