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paraffin wax treatment

Thereaoeutic benefits

You should not use

paraffin wax if you have poor blood circulation,

numbness in your hands or feet, diabetes or any rashes or open sores

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Aside from healing cracked skin, the benefits of paraffin can translate

to those who are dealing with physical therapy. Paraffin wax offers a

wonderful advantage for those with these conditions:

. Fibromyalgia

. Rheumatoid arthritis

. Other points of pain in the body, stemming from an injury

The main reason why paraffin wax works so well for therapy is

because of the heat it provides. Thermotherapy uses heat to relax soreness and bring comfort to the areas of pain. It also , which can

result in more oxygen to these areas and relieve Some pain.

Since heat causes the muscles to relax, this means you may

experience a greater range of motion for those who have difficulty with

mobility. If you have swelling due to fluid build-up, paraffin wax can

reduce swelling as well.

Depending on the severity of your pain, you will likely need more than

one layer of wax. Sometimes several layers are needed to penetrate

heat deeply into the muscles and produce any comfort, and this is


Therapeutic benefits

Paraffin wax may be used to help relieve pain in the hands of people with:


Rheumatiod Arthritis


other joint mobility issues

It acts like a form of heat therapy and can help increase blood flow, relax

muscles, and decrease joint stiffness. Paraffin wax can also minimize muscle

spasms and inflammation as well as treat sprains.

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