Why Sitz Bath Shorts and Shower Briefs?
The word sitz derives from the German word “sitzen,” which means “to sit.”
A Sitz bath is a method whereby a man or woman SOAKS their lower pelvic or perineum area to relieve pain. Taking a Sitz bath temporarily relieves discomfort for many perineum related issues by relaxing muscles and increasing blood flow. For men it can help prostate related issues such as prostate cancer and BHP, Urinary tract infections, hemorrhoids, Pelvic Floor issues, and other genital pain. For women it can relieve menstrual cramps, itching, postpartum aches and pains, hemorrhoids, Pelvic Floor issues, and other genital related aches and pains. A Sitz bath can also be used for daily hygiene both for both men and women.
What are Sitz Bath Shorts and Briefs?
Sitz Bath Shorts and Shower Briefs are wearable soaking garments made from CPSIA certified fabric (65% polyester and 35% polyurethane) in order to hold water against the skin. (CPSIA stands for the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act), regulations that are intended to make products for children under age 12 safer by requiring manufacturers and importers to show that these products do not have harmful levels of lead and phthalates.) Other materials include elastic and hook/ loop material for comfortably securing the leg flaps. Sitz Bath Shorts and Briefs are made for comfort and easy use in the bathroom only.
They are intended to soak the perineum area of the lower pelvic region only. Genitals, Anus, and Rectum.
Sitz Bath Shorts and Briefs can be used in the shower or by pouring water in from a container. It can also be used on the toilet or on a Bath Chair for Hemorrhoids. (Important note: Some water may leak so it is recommended if using outside the shower to place a bath towel on the floor.)
Epsom salt and/or essential oils can be added to water if desired for the Shorts and Briefs
WARNING: Do not put on or take off shorts or briefs in a slippery shower/tub. Slip on and take off the Sitz Bath Shorts or Briefs outside the shower/tub or make sure you are standing on a slip proof tub mat.
Sitz bath soaking should be limited to 15 minutes and no more than 3 times per day.