Heat therapy

What is Heat therapy?

Heat therapy, also called thermotherapy, is the application of heat to the body for pain relief and health. It can take the form of a hot cloth, hot water, ultrasound, heating pad, hydrocollator packs, whirlpool baths, cordless FIR heat therapy wrap, and many others. It can be beneficial to those with arthritis and stiff muscles and injuries to the deep tissue of the skin.

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I hit my leg on the corner of the metal desk at work 2weeks ago. My upper right outer side of my thigh got bruised and swelled in the area. Today...

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Organised haematoma needs heat therapy

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I recently visited a dentist and was going through the process of root canal for three tooth on the right side, two in the lower part and one in...

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Seems to be TRISMUS/LOCK JAW.

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I am 49yr female got hurt working construction in 1989 herniated 3 disc lower back also buldging disk .NOW I ALSO HAVE DEGENERATIVE DISK DESEISE....

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Brief Answer:
You can try deep heat therapy for pain relief.

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