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Offline Asif.Hossain

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Hot Packs
« on: November 09, 2014, 01:10:13 PM »
Hot packs usually consist of a silicate gel called Bentonite.
The temperature of the 'Hot Water Tank' where the Hot Packs to be immersed is in the range between 75° to 80°C. The heat energy obtained from the hot packs is used to relieve pain and induce relaxation.


Where useful?
1.   Muscular Pain
2.   General Relaxation

Where it should not be used?
Individuals with
1.   Lack of heat sensation
2.   Local Open Wounds
3.   Burns
4.   Unhealed Scars
Advantages
1.   Relief of Pain
2.   Relaxing effect to the muscles


Source: medindia
« Last Edit: November 10, 2014, 10:47:50 AM by Asif.Hossain »
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Offline Ferdousi Begum

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Re: Hot Packs
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 03:37:33 PM »
I use it daily.