The best of both worlds! Sacksy Thyme's Double-sided Hot Therapy Relief Heating Pad made with fleece and cotton!
Larger than our Sinus Sack but more dense than The Original Sack, our Hot Therapy Relief Heating Pad is filled with flaxseed and is double sided for more moist heat to seep into those sore muscles! This is a great all natural alternative to help with soothing sinus pain, pressure, congestion, headache, and more!
Heat in microwave for 90 seconds, if more heat is needed, add 30 seconds. Do not microwave for more than 2 minutes per use. Do not reheat until sack is completely cooled to room temperature. Microwave heating strengths vary, always test for hot spots and temperature before using.
This product is UNSCENTED, no essential oils or herbs are added. If you're looking for an aromatherapy effect, just place a few drops of your favorite essential oil onto the heating pad prior to microwaving, or try our Aromatherapy Mist Spray. Spritz a few drops of this relaxing aromatherapy mist onto your sack prior to use for a relaxing spa like experience at home.
Approximate Item Specifications:
Weight: 2.0 lbs
As always, Made in the USA
Did you know?...
Aches and pains have become part of everyday life, as well as stress caused by work, school, and various chores, which we constantly treat with medication. Heat has a relaxing effect and can become an excellent alternative to relieve pain.
Humans have always needed heat, which is why it has been used as an effective therapy since prehistoric times. Heat therapy provides a sensation of warmth and comfort, in addition to providing pain relief and drug-free healing for various types of pain. Heat pads for pain relief provide quick and cost-effective heat therapy by simply placing it where you need it.
Injured muscles will need adequate blood flow to heal properly and quickly. The heat provided by the heating pad helps to dilate the blood vessels, which in turn provides more blood flow to the injured area of the back. You can also use the heating pad for neck and shoulders.
The heating pads can have other uses, in the case of women, they can use heat pads for cramps. Although cramps can be considered a natural response of the body, it is important to note that when they are very intense, they cannot be relieved even with medication and cause loss of enjoyment from daily activities.
One of the main recommendations from specialists, including those from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, is to use a period heating pad for cramps.
More blood flow translates into faster healing time, which means the person suffering from back pain will be in pain for less time than they would be without this treatment. Heating pads can be used in conjunction with other treatment methods to efficiently speed up the recovery process.
Another advantage of using a heating pad for back pain relief is the ability to numb the pain receptors. The reusable heat pack will numb these receptors in the affected area, which means that the brain receives fewer signals that the area is sore.
This dulling can be accomplished with a microwave heating pad or a hot bath or shower; the main goal is to warm that area to numb the pain receptors. A heating pad can be used in conjunction with an ice pack, which will also help relieve pain in the back and help prevent swelling.
On a neurological level, the heating pad stimulates the sensory receptors so that they decrease the pain signals that are sent to the brain.