In fluidotherapy treatment when warmed air is blown through a mass of cellulose particles(powder) which become suspended in moving air in a large cabinet,a fluid like mixture is formed in which a distal part of limb is immersed through a hole in the box. Flluidtherapy Treatment is usually maintained between 38-45 C causing skin stimulation both mechanical and thermal.
Heated Air Treatment:
Hot dry air and a mixture of air and water vapors known as hot air baths or Turkish baths,are also used for obtaining therapeutic effects in various conditions.
Its apparatus consists of a metal box fitted with an electric fan or element heater that is regulated with the help of a thermostat. Hot air is passed through 3 or 4 successive chambers where the temperature is usually 93-104 c.
Clinical Uses of Fluidotherapy Treatment:
It is use full for the treatment of the hand injuries especially in edema and open wounds.