Various types of wraps and compresses are used depending on the aim of treatment. They may be warm or cold, and also contain additional substances such as camomile or quark. A wrap involves encircling a certain part of the body with one wet and two dry towels. Wraps are used in a wide range of different ways and left on for different lengths of time, thus also varying their effect.
Aim: to relieve inflammation, pain and circulatory disorders