Paraffin and sustained stretching in the treatment of burn contractures

Marjorie D. Head, Phala A. Helm

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Paraffin, combined with sustained stretching, has been a valuable addition to the rehabilitation treatment of burns. It has proved effective in dealing with problems of pain, skin pliability and patient comfort in maintaining and increasing joint mobility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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