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Hydrotherapy

Temperatures for Hydrotherapy Treatments


Degrees Fahrenheit
Description of Sensation Sensation on forearm when immersed in this water temperature Degrees Celsius
32
Ice Pain
0
32-54
Very cold Pain and numbness
1-13
55-70
Cold Sensation of coldness
14-21
71-80
Cool Cool
22-27
81-92
Tepid slightly cooling
28-32
body temp
Neutral No sensation body temp
93-100
Warm Comfortably warm
33-38
101-104
Hot Skin redness with prolonged immersion
39-40
105-110
Very Hot Tolerable for a short time
41-43
111-120
Painfully Hot Pain and possible tissue damage
44-49
125+
Damaging Pain and tissue damage
49+

 

 
 
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