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
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paraffin Wax Bath

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Dosage Patients
20 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Paraffin Wax Bath

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped going to Paraffin Wax Bath

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$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.