Minin's lamp

lamp Minin
Lamp Minin

Minin's lamp - apparatus for phototherapy, representing a reflector with a handle, which is incandescent with a capacity of 40 or 60 watts of colourless glass with a tungsten filament (Fig). The advantage of it before the previously used coal lamp with blue glass is that radiate visible rays over a wide range. Lamp Minin is used for local heating of a limited part of the body. Indications and contraindications - see the Light. Procedure duration 15-30 minutes, 1-3 times a day.

Minin's lamp (synonym "blue lamp") - reflector with filament lamp (Fig.), used for local heating of the restricted areas of the body. Named after A. Century Minin, who offered a light bulb with a flask of blue glass and coal thread. Now apply a light bulb with tungsten spiral with a capacity of 60 - 100 W. The main active factor of Masonic lodges are infrared rays. Minin's lamp is used both in medical centers and at home in the treatment of neuralgia, neuritis, myositis, diseases of paranasal cavity of the nose, as well as to accelerate the resorption small inflammatory infiltrates. Cm. also Phototherapy.