Tub bath is a hydro-therapeutic measure where an individual is made to lie down in a tub. Generally administered in conditions like Hypertension, Heart diseases, Obesity or Chronic skin diseases. Warm tub bath is useful for Arthritis & Respiratory diseases.
Duration – 15 mins to 3/4 hours
Indications – Paraplegia, locomotor ataxia, insomnia, multiple neuritis, drug habits, chronic diarrhoea, pruritis without eruption, neurasthenia.
Contra indications – Great cardiac weakness, skin disease where water may aggravates the symptoms.