HILOTHERAPY for rheumatism
This thermal procedure for inflammatory rheumatic disorders blocks pain receptors. In addition, a reduction in circulation and in the local metabolism occurs. Both have an anti-inflammatory effect and reduce swelling.
Studies prove the decrease in pain experience by an average of two points on the 10-stage pain scale defined for that purpose. There was likewise a reduction in pain medication dosage.
With HILOTHERAPY, rheumatic individuals responding to the application of cold treatment are given the opportunity to reduce their symptoms with a so-called “at-home cold chamber.”
The “cold chamber” for at home
The HILOTHERM Homecare device actuates a closed-loop system with conduits and cuffs, through which the cooling medium, water, flows at an adjustable temperature.
The anatomically formed cuffs are equipped with delicate capillaries.