Whirlpool Plus Exercise, Hand Massage Aids Function in SSc

Whirlpool Plus Exercise, Hand Massage Aids Function in SSc

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Whirlpool Plus Exercise, Hand Massage Aids Function in SSc

Supervised rehabilitation combining a whirlpool bath with active exercises and hand and elbow massages may improve hand and overall function in people with scleroderma, a study from Poland reported. Its findings suggest that a four-week rehabilitation program may be enough for these benefits to last up to six months — but not much beyond then. Patients also reported diminished pain for a shorter number of months. As such, “the regular repetition of this rehabilitation program…

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