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moist heat

Heat that has moisture content. It may be applied as hot bath pack, hot wet pack, hot foot bath, or vapor bath. The patient should be observed for dizziness, headache, or weakness.
See also: heat
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Clams, oysters, and mussels cooked in moist heat are a good source of vitamin C.
Bruder points out that physicians and physical therapists recommend moist heat therapy because it penetrates the skin at lower temperatures and more quickly.
Our products deliver moist heat therapy and analgesia.
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Moist heat, soft tissue manipulation, and stretching should all be done to the overly facilitated locked short musculature as well as the locked long musculature, with an emphasis on the locked short muscles.
Moist heat is best: A towel soaked in warm water is ideal.
of the ThermiPaq brand, which uses a blend of all-natural, ceramic clay and nontoxic oils to create a thermal transfer source that can provide heat, moist heat or cold compression therapy to injured body parts.
Bruder's line of Thermalon moist heat and cold therapy products offer safe and effective drug-free relief for chronic and acute pain sufferers, she says.
Topics include methods of sterilization (such as radiation, moist heat, dry heat, and sterilization with gasses or other chemicals); distinctions between sterilization, disinfection, and other cleaning standards; the forensics of sterilization work; and biohazard containment standards.
Davtyan suggests applying moist heat and/or massaging tense neck and shoulder muscles, as well as utilizing relaxation and deep-breathing exercises, getting adequate sleep, and engaging in regular physical exercise to reduce the pain and prevent recurrence of a tension headache.
With spa butlers on hand it was easy to relax and basically do nothing except experience the Caldarium (hot steam bathing), Tropicarium (like a sauna, but with moist heat), or the igloo (you can guess what that's like).