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Therapeutic heat application

Known as: Heat Therapy, Therapeutic Heat, hyperthermia therapy 
The application of heat to appropriate painful areas to improve blood flow and function and to reduce pain. It can be applied though many methods… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
KEY POINTS A recent 30 year prospective study showed that lifelong sauna use reduces cardiovascular-related and all-cause… Expand
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2016
2016
Passive heat therapy (repeated hot tub or sauna use) reduces cardiovascular risk, but its effects on the mechanisms underlying… Expand
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2016
2016
OBJECTIVE Labor pain and its management is a major concern for childbearing women, their families and health care providers. This… Expand
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2013
2013
AIM Reduction of labor pain is one of the most important aspects of obstetric care. Heat therapy, typically applied to the woman… Expand
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Labor pain relief has been considered since many years ago. Heat as a non pharmacological method of pain relief helps… Expand
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2008
2008
A randomized clinical trial was conducted in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib… Expand
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a serious public health problem in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world… Expand
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2000
2000
The use of heat in wound healing has been demonstrated to aid oxygen flow and hence healing in acute wounds. However, the… Expand
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1993
1993
The influence of microwave and hot water immersion hyperthermia on lymphedema and lymphedematous skin of the leg in 12 patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
This study assesses recovery from ankle sprains. Thirty-seven final participants were categorized ac cording to the severity of… Expand
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