Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) - patient information

The following are links to leaflets and web sites that we think may be useful to patients attending the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU). 

For a full listing of available resources please go to the Trust’s web directory of patient information 

Contrast bathing and exercises
Leaflet / Website
Accident and Emergency (A&E)
Contrast bath therapy, also known as “hot/cold immersion therapy”, is a form of treatment where a limb (arm, leg, hand, or foot) is dunked in warm water followed by the immediate dunking of the limb in ice water. This leaflet explains the process and how it can help you.
Date of production
February 2018 (version 2)
Reference number
Web 405


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We value equality of access to our information and services and are therefore happy to provide the information in these leaflets in Braille, Easy Read, large print, or audio - upon request.

If you would like a copy of this document in your language, please contact the ward or department responsible for your care.

Pacjenci chcący uzyskać kopię tego dokumentu w swoim języku ojczystym powinni skontaktować się z oddziałem lub działem odpowiedzialnym za opiekę nad nimi.

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