Contrast Bath

Physio Care’s Contrast Bath Machine offers a dynamic and effective approach to rehabilitation and pain relief. This innovative device alternates between hot and cold therapy, promoting circulation, reducing inflammation, and enhancing muscle recovery.

With its user-friendly design and versatile applications, this device becomes an essential tool for individuals seeking comprehensive and targeted wellness solutions.



Introducing Physio Care’s Contrast Bath Machine, a versatile tool for effective rehabilitation and pain relief. This innovative device alternates between hot and cold therapy, facilitating circulation, reducing inflammation, and promoting muscle recovery. With its user-friendly design, this machine is an essential choice for those seeking targeted wellness solutions.

The Contrast Bath Machine creates a significant temperature difference, enhancing blood flow and reducing swelling in treated tissues. It strengthens the vascular system in the injured area, promoting increased blood flow and nutrition to support tissue healing.

The alternating hot and cold water stimulates the blood vessels, opening capillaries with heat and constricting them with cold. This dynamic process creates a pumping action, effectively decreasing inflammation and supporting the healing process.

This Machine allows therapists to apply treatments at different temperatures, stimulating reactions in the cardiovascular system for improved blood circulation. The contrast treatments typically begin with warm water and end with cold, with the warm bath applied for a more extended period than the cold bath.

Ideal for decreasing edema, improving peripheral blood flow, reducing pain and stiffness, and aiding in the healing process, Contrast Bath Machine offers mild to moderate levels of heat. It is a valuable tool for controlling inflammation in subacute or chronic conditions and addressing various musculoskeletal concerns.

Indications for Contrast Baths

  • Acute injuries to limbs (over 72 hours) including-
  • Upper and lower extremity fractures, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, hand and finger arthritis
  • Conditions associated with reduced blood flow
  • Muscle hypertonicity resulting in cramps or spasms
  • Repetitive strain activities, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Contraindications for Contrast Baths

DO NOT do contrast baths for any of the following problems:

  • Local malignancies
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  • Impaired sensation
  • Bleeding and acute inflammation
  • Diabetes and neuropathy


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