Hydrotherapy for the chest
Hydrotherapy for the chest is useful for angina pectoris, bronchial asthma and bronchitis. Water temperature should be moderated if there is angiospasm risk. Water therapy for the upper trunk (upper torso and arms) is useful for improving blood flow to the heart, lungs and pleura. It is useful for stimulating respiratory and cardiac activity, toning up, varicose veins, nervous excitability, headaches, disease of larynx and vocal cords, bronchial asthma and bronchitis. This method of hydrotherapy should not be used if there is blood stasis in the pulmonary circulation.