Spinal Bath

Spinal Bath

Spinal Bath is a hydro-therapeutic measure where an individual is made to lie down in a specially designed longitudinal fibre equipment such that only the back is immersed in water of desired temperature. Spinal bath is useful in hypertension, insomnia, musculo-skeletal diseases

Uses: Improves blood circulation to the spine, activates the nervous system, relieves congestion over the spinal nerve, provides total relaxation. Good in hypertension, headache and backache.


Cold Spinal Bath

Duration – 5 to 10 mins
Indications – quadriplegia, diminished renal activity, constipation, chronic neurasthenia, urinary incontinence
Contra indications – severe disc prolapse, sciatica, fever with rigor, costo vertebral pain, heart disease, asthma, compression of spinal cord, multiple sclerosis, hyperesthesia.


Neutral Spinal Bath

Duration – 20 to 30 mins
Indications – hypertension, hysteria, spinal irritation, insomnia, diarrhoea, irritable bladder of spinal origin. Irritability of the genitourinary centre, hyperesthesia of the lumbar ganglia.
Contra indications – Intervertebral Disc Prolapse


Hot Spinal Bath

Duration – 5 to 10 mins
Indications – backache, muscle spasm of back region, amenorrhoea, chronic bronchitis, costovertebral pain, sciatica.
Contra indications – organic diseases of spinal cord, cardiac hypertrophy in arteriosclerosis, cerebral apoplexy, Intervertebral Disc Prolapse.