Hot-Air Bath

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hot-Air Bath

 

a form of heat therapy. Hot, dry air is applied locally, for example, to the arms, legs, or pelvic region, or to the entire body. Hot-air baths are prescribed in the treatment of chronic diseases of the joints, nervous system, and organs of the small (true) pelvis.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I should say she ought to take drying medicines, shouldn't you?--or a dry hot-air bath. Many things might be tried, of a drying nature."
After being handed a terry-cloth toga that feels like the real thing, you'll begin in a warm-air bath (sauna), then move to a hot-air bath, after which you'll be given a soap and brush massage.