The 4” x 17” Thermophore is designed for the neck, sinus or TMJ area. It applies moist heat therapy to specific joints - such as the elbow, knee or ankle. Comes with a long Velcro fastener which allows adjustment for a snug fit on any small areas. Thermophore Classic Plus Heat Pack is designed with our Classic Easy-Comfort™ Switch. Just press for heat, release to cool and alternate as often as you like. If you happen to doze off and your hand relaxes, the unit will cool down as a safety feature.
Battle Creek Thermophore Classic Moist Heat Pack Features
- Classic Easy-Comfort™ Switch that needs to be held down in order to keep the pad on
- Produces intense moist heat without adding water
- Electric Heating Pad - Cord Length: 10 feet.
- Fast-acting therapy relieves pain and stiffness for hours
- Thermophore is the moist heat pad doctors recommend most
- Max temp: The pads cans run between 150 to 165 degrees F
- Neck ( cervical ) and shoulders heating pad.
To make the Thermophore Heating Pads more efficient, Thermophore has positioned weights to cause the Thermophore® packs to conform to body contours. This reduces air spaces between the Thermophore® hot pack and body, so more heat is transmitted to the body tissues. Ordinary stiff plastic heating pads leave air pockets, which result in an uneven transfer of heat.
Why not just buy an ordinary heating pad, instead of a Thermophore?
An ordinary heating pad is not hot enough to provide the same level of comfort and pain relief as the Thermophore®. Thermophore® Heat Packs are hot fomentation products and are viewed as a medical device by medical professionals.
An ordinary heating pad will keep you warm and help you begin to relax, but it will not penetrate deeply into tissue and will not be as effective as a Thermophore® Pack. If you suffer from pain that interferes with your life or keeps you from getting a good night's rest, you will be grateful that you invested in the comfort, pain relief and relaxation of a genuine Battle Creek® Thermophore® product
Why Moist Heat?
Moist heat tends to penetrate better because the water molds to the body and provides better heat transfer to the body. Moist heat has been shown to penetrate 27 times better than dry heat.
This product can expose you to lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
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