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whirlpool treatment


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Immersion in warm water agitated by high-pressure jets of water that provide an underwater massage. Whirlpool treatment may relax muscles and relieve aches and pains temporarily, but they can be harmful if the temperature is excessively high (above 37°C), causing birth defects in pregnant women and temporary infertility in men. It is also important to ensure that the water is not contaminated with bacteria because warm water is an ideal environment for them.

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