For over 10 years I have been on and off crutches,  I was quite speedy on my crutches and would whizz about the workshop at work and eventually my hands started to become painful and eventually my shoulders became so problematic that I stopped using crutches totally.

I was referred to the hand clinic at the hospital and decided that it would be a good idea if I bought a paraffin wax heater for use at home.


This has to be one of my best buys, if my hands become too painful I just pop the wax bath on for an hour and then dip my hands three times and then place a plastic bag on each and cover that with a woolen mitt. Now this is slightly problematic when you can’t walk, with my hands caked in wax and inside mitts it’s difficult propel my wheelchair and so the wax bath is now placed beside the settee. Half hour later I then free my hands from their waxy tombs and this for me is the fun bit, I never tire with playing with the wax.


Now the great thing about this is that I’m not the only one to use it, my wife and daughters also dip their hands because it apparently softens their hands, their cuticles and I have been informed that a salon charges upto £10 for the treatment to hands or feet and so the cost of purchasing one is worthwhile.

The Buy button at the top takes you to Amazon for a AceFox Professional 4L Wax Heater Warmer Removal Hair Paraffin Handle for All Wax With Brush Booties Mitts 50 x Bag for £43.99.

Wax therapy is good for a wide range of conditions and can be brushed on to areas as well as dipping, I dip but some people find it too hot.
Muscle Spasms
Overworked/Fatigued Muscles
Scar Tissue
Stiff Joints
Tennis Elbow

Until next time!


By Zechariah Richardson

Over 50, disabled, husband, father and gramps who reviews products and writes blog posts about his life, beekeeping, gardening and whatever pops into his brain!

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