Hot Packs and Wraps can be used in conjunction with massage therapy, and are commonly used by physiotherapists in the treatment of sports injuries. Therapeutic heat can relieve muscle spasm, reduce pain and increase blood flow to the injured area. These therapeutic effects of heat speed up the healing process of a sports injury.
Mouldable gel hot packs can be warmed in the microwave oven and then give therapeutic heat. Instant heat packs are ideal if you don't have access to a microwave because they give off heat from a chemical reaction once the pack is twisted and the ingredients are mixed together.
Heat wraps by Mueller provide a fabric wrap to keep mouldable gel heat packs in the right position on the body.
Wheateeze heat pack products are fabric bags that contain wheat. Once heated in the microwave, the Wheateeze bags give off a comfortable therapeutic heat. The fabric bags of the Wheateeze heat packs can be moulded to shape so they are great, no matter which part of the body you have to treat. Wheateeze hot packs come as a neck pack, lower back pack, full back pack, hand warmer and an ankle and foot warmer.