Thursday, March 27, 2014

How Whirlpool Contrast Therapy Works #PhysicalTherapyNYC

There are many different ways whirlpools can be used in physical therapy. One such way is contrast - alternating warm and cold water flow every few minutes. Cold water makes the arteries contract, reducing blood flow. Warm water makes arteries expand, increasing blood flow. By alternating, a pumping effect is created, thus reducing swelling.

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