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The Carex Bed Buddy Hot Cold Pack can be used as a heating pad to soothe your tired aching muscles and arthritis. Use the Carex Bed Buddy Hot Cold Pack as a cold pack to alleviate your pains associated with overexertion, strains, and sprains. The Bed Buddy also helps you relieve stomach cramps, tired and aching hands and feet, and provides relief for nursing mothers.
Once you experience the moist heat relief, it will make you wish you had bought the Original Bed Buddy earlier! Physicians recommend moist heat with the Carex Bed Buddy Hot Cold Pack for fast and effective treatment of aches and pains. Moist heat provides an infusion of moisture to the top layer of your skin to prevent moisture loss and improve hydration of your skin and cells. Find relief now with the Carex Bed Buddy Hot Cold Pack from ActiveForever!
Bed Buddy Hot Cold Pack Features:
- Microwave or refrigerate
- All Bed Buddies contain 100% food grade oatmeal and rice in their fillings
- The Rice is gluten-free and is not a problem for those with celiac disease (sometimes called non-tropical sprue or gluten sensitive enteropathy)
- Moist heat relief for aches and pains
- Ready in minutes for use as a heat pack
- Stays heated for up to one hour
- Easy and safe when used as directed
- Doctor recommended moist heat without adding water
- Easy to hold handles
- 100% organic materials
- Safe for people, pets, and the environment
- Ideal for headaches, backaches, neck aches, cramps, arthritis, Carpal Tunnel
Carex Hot Cold Pack Specifications:
- Handles: Polypropylene Rope
- Size: 18" x 2" x 4"
- Weight: 2.4 lbs
- Note: Bed Buddy Products should not be placed in the oven
Why Heat Therapy? Heat can reduce muscle spasms, reduce joint stiffness, and make soft tissue more limber. Heat can be used to help loosen tight muscles and joints during a warm-up period before exercise. For example, you may put moist hot packs on tight leg muscles before running, on your shoulder before throwing, or on tight neck or back muscles.
When Should I Use Heat? Use heat for stiff muscles and joints when you are trying to make them more limber. Most therapists and doctors advise not to use heat right after an injury or while your injury has any swelling, as this will have the opposite effect of an cold therapy. Heat increases blood flow and relaxes muscles. It's good for easing tight muscles, but will only increase the pain and swelling of an injury by increasing blood flow to the injured area.
Why Cold Therapy? Cold therapy is proven to be safe and effective at reducing swelling, relieving pain and decreasing muscle spasms, cold therapy is an easy self-care technique that anyone can administer. Cold therapy should always be used as soon as possible after an injury occurs and continued for the following 48 hours at 15 to 20 minute intervals or as advised by a medical professional.
When Should I Use Cold Therapy? After an injury, blood vessels that deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells are damaged and cannot remove waste. The cells around the injury increase their metabolism in an effort to consume more oxygen. When all of the oxygen is used up, the cells die. Blood cells and fluid seep into spaces around the muscle, resulting in swelling and bruising. When cold therapy is applied, it lowers the temperature of the damaged tissue and constricts local blood vessels. This slows metabolism and the consumption of oxygen, therefore reducing the rate of cell damage and decreasing fluid build-up. Cold therapy can also numb nerve endings and help reduce pain.
Warranty: Carex Limited Warranty Information
Returns: Due to the hygiene or rehabilitation nature of this product, it is non-returnable.
Please refer to ActiveForever's return policy for more detailed information.
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