What is Paraffin Wax Bath?

Category: Physical Therapy

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A paraffin bath is a type of heat treatment that provides soothing relief from arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, and strains.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in hands 4 7
Joint pain in hands 1 0
Pain in right elbow 1 0
Pain in right foot 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paraffin Wax Bath

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Dosage Patients Percentage
20 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Paraffin Wax Bath

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Duration

Currently going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Paraffin Wax Bath.