Joint Compress

SYN: heating joint compress

Heating Compress


from Hydrothermic Remedies...

For general procedure see Heating Compresses

Used in:

Pain and Inflammation in,


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

Bandage around the joint

15-20°C, moderately wet, flannel covered, change before dry in

  • Very cold, wrung dry, protected, at night, with
  • in-morning cold Wet Hand Rub then
  • Oil Rub then
  • dry flannel bandage during the day
  • Fomentations before and after

Used in:


from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Use wrung gauze or cotton wool held in place by flannel and bandage

Can soak cotton wool in menthol/alcohol solution or bicarbonate soda or mustard in water solution.