Shoulder, Abdomen & Back Moist Heat Wrap
The microwaveable shoulder, abdomen and back moist heat therapy wrap measures 9” x 18” The wrap includes one 3" x 26" velcro tabbed elastic belt to hold the wrap comfortably on the body.
The wrap provide convenient and effective moist heat therapy for deep penetrating heat that increases blood flow and speeds healing.
This professional, quality wrap uses therapeutic, non-organic beads that collect and hold moisture from humidity in the air. No water needs to be added to the wrap.
Because the beads are non-organic, they will never break down, decay, or develop an odor.
The wrap is constructed of soft, all-natural cotton fleece on the side nearest the skin, and an insulated multi-ply fabric with vapour barrier on the outside to direct the moisture and heat toward the back, shoulder or abdomen.
The wrap has been designed for many applications; temporary relief from arthritis and rheumatic pain, menstrual pain, muscle strains & spasms, headaches, migraines, cramps and more!
As well as using the wrap on the abdomen, back or knees, it's universal design makes it also suitable for use on limbs, feet, ankles, elbows, the head or shoulder.
Moist heat therapy is commonly prescribed for relief of chronic pain.
To use your wrap:
* Fold the Shoulder, Abdomen or Back Moist Heat Therapy Wrap so the white fleece side is inside the fold, with the black side out. Place in a clean microwave, alone, for the recommended time period.
* Remove from the microwave and test for temperature - if the wrap is too hot, allow it to cool before using. If it's not hot enough, refold and put back in the microwave for an additional 10 seconds. Retest.
* Position the wrap on the targeted body part and secure with hook and loop closures, or use the adjustable, detachable velcro elasticated belt.
* The Shoulder, Abdomen or Back wrap will stay in place while delivering therapeutic moist heat and allowing freedom of movement.
For acute pain, use cold therapy during the first 48 hours and alternate with moist heat after the swelling goes down. Use moist heat or heat therapy for chronic pain.
Please Note: Doctors typically recommend the application of cold or heat therapy does not exceed 20 minutes at a time. Allow 20 minutes between applications.