fluidotherapy

fluidotherapy

(floo″ĭd-ō-thĕr′ă-pē) [″ + ″]
The application of warmed cellulose particles suspended in forced dry air to heat an injured or painful body part, esp. prior to muscle strengthening or range-of-motion exercises.
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Comparison of in vivo temperatures produced by hydrotherapy, paraffin wax treatment, and Fluidotherapy. Phys Ther 1980;60:1273-6.
The animal remained in Hospital Veterinario of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (HV-UFMG) for a day, receiving fluidotherapy. With suspicion of bowel obstruction, an exploratory laparotomy was conducted.
Elevation of the extremity, lymphatic massage, use of compression garments, contrast baths, desensitization training, fluidotherapy, TENS, ultrasound, heat or ice packs, and paraffin baths may be used to achieve edema control and elimination of pain (19,7).