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Galvanic Bath - Four-chamber Bath

Procedures

Procedure Classification:

Main procedure based on medical examination or consultation

Procedure Character:

This method combines the therapeutic effects of direct electric current, warm water, and hydrostatic pressure and buoyancy. Although this description may sound a bit complicated, it is a completely safe procedure.

Procedure Process:

The four-chamber galvanic bath is a procedure in which the limbs are immersed in four water-filled chambers with electrodes. Electric current flows uniformly through the body via the submerged parts, and depending on whether the electrodes are connected to the positive or negative pole, it affects the muscles with a sedative or stimulating effect.

Main Indications:

It is prescribed mainly for patients with neurological and chronic musculoskeletal disorders. It has a beneficial effect on individuals with rheumatism, polyneuropathy, or after injuries and conditions with impaired mobility of the limbs due to cerebrovascular accidents. It has sedative, stimulating, and toning effects.

Main Contraindications:

Pregnancy, cardiac pacemaker, tumor diagnosis + chemotherapy treatment (as determined by the doctor), epilepsy, hematologic disorders, hypotension, cardiopulmonary decompensation, total joint endoprostheses.

Duration of the Procedure:

15 minutes

What to Bring to the Procedure:

It is advisable to come in a bathrobe.