Anonymous asked in HealthGeneral Health CarePain & Pain Management · 1 decade ago

My doctor perscribed a $500 Heat Therapy Pump Water Circulating System...Anyone have experience with this?

Pain Management Device? Tell me what you know...either patients, doctors, nurses, or physical therapists...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    There are some pumps that use cold or warm water. The cold water is great for the knees after total knee replacement surgeries.

    We also use alot of A-K Pads in the hospital. It is a heating pad, that has water that circulates. It is not very warm to the touch like a traditional heating pad. Instead it is a low heat that sinks deep within to the sore area. It can be used for any lenght of time and there is not a risk of burning your self with this type.

    Best of luck. P.S. Some devices are to only be used with purified or bottled water. Also after you fill up the machine to the water level, turn it on. Then after the pad area is full of water, check to see if you need to add more water to the water line again. This is important for the inital start up. Because some of the water is going into the pad or cuff.

  • 4 years ago

    Try bleding the method accurately. A colossal mistake folks make is to simply open the vent look ahead to a spit of water, then near the bleed valve. they do that whilst the puppy is walking and relocating water as good as air across the method which is not any well. To do it accurately, flip off your boiler and wait 10 mins. This offers any air within the method to upward push to the highest of the rad.Then pass to every rad and open the bleed valve, and whilst water comes out, allow it run for 20 seconds due to the fact you'll nonetheless have air following in the back of the water. the air is in bubbles you spot. While you're doing this, assess at the water strain at the boiler and ensure it's at its common stage. To conclude flip the boiler again on and assess your whole rads.

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