Doctors recommend moist heat therapy to treat a variety of medical conditions including arthritis, TMJ and facial pain, recurring back pain, muscle tension, stiffness, even migraine headaches. Moist heat increases circulation and speeds recovery by bringing in fresh blood cells and taking away the wastes which may hinder healing. The moisture produced by the Thermophore Hot Pack transfers the high heat deeper into tissues than an ordinary dry heat pad A convenient hand-held momentary switch, allows the user to maintain the highest temperature possible. No water needed - produces its own moisture. Draws moisture from humidity in the air and retains it in the hot pack’s outer flannel cover. The rapid heat rise, occurring when the hot pack is turned on, forces the moisture out of the flannel onto the skin, speeding temporary relief to the treated area. Temporarily relieves arthritic and rheumatic pain. The increased blood flow can relieve the inflamed joints and help maintain flexibility. Relieves pain caused by muscle spasms. Rest and the Thermophore Hot Pack will gradually relax the muscle spasm, restoring its normal length and relieving pain.
Every family should have a moist heating pad handy in their home for a variety of situations. Old school dry heating pads are no longer recommended simply because the moist ones work so much better. The Thermophore moist heating pads are especially known for their good quality and long term usage. Once you own one chances are you will find multiple applications for using it often. It may even be in great demand among your family members. Many folks simply use moist heating pads to relieve everyday stiffness,and general neck and back soreness. Regardless this is one piece of cost effective equipment that will get plenty of use.