Cervical Heating Pads

Use Cervical Heating Pads to Relieve your Pain

When you use neck heat therapy such as cervical heating pads you will increase the flow of oxygen and blood flow to your painful areas. This is an effective method in soothing painful joints and muscles in the neck. Heating pads are very easy to use and you can use them on a variety of neck issues which will provide you with relief from the pain you are experiencing.

Cervical Heating PadsThe therapy of using moist heat has been known to be an effective way to treat ailments such as degenerative arthritis, fibromyalgia, migraines, chronic sprain and strain injuries like whiplash and neck muscle stiffness. If you are an athlete you can use these heating pads on stiffness caused from post workouts.

Heating pads can provide you with a way of deep heat penetration, you can use the treatment at home. Rehab professionals, chiropractors, physical therapists and doctors make use of the heat therapy pads in their practices to provide their patients with an adequate amount of relief from aches and pains.

They are designed in such a way that they will fit onto your neck area known as the cervical spine. The pads are reusable and can offer you 20-30 minutes of heat that penetrates deep down into your joints and muscles. It is always advisable to only begin using the heat pads once inflammation in the affected area has subsided.

The Benefits of Cervical Heating Pads

  • The pads can be used in a professional practice such as clinics, physical therapy and hospitals or at home.
  • The durable fabric comes with a monitor that checks the skins temperature.
  • Temperature range that can add therapeutic benefits for many conditions.
  • The fabric of the heat pads are made of a superior quality to last.
  • Many have choice of digital control or safety switch options
  • The specific designs provide support for the cervical spine to help relax muscles to improve therapeutic benefits

A 2020 study indicates heat therapy showed significant improvements in muscle tone, stiffness and elasticity over time and provided additional benefit to those undergoing stabilization exercises.

Author Bio

Stephen Ornstein, D.C. has treated thousands of neck, shoulder and back conditions since graduating Sherman Chiropractic College in 1987 and during his involvement in Martial Arts. He holds certifications as a Peer Review Consultant from New York Chiropractic College, Physiological Therapeutics from National Chiropractic College, Modic Antibiotic Spinal Therapy from Dr. Hanne Albert, PT., MPH., Ph.D., Myofascial Release Techniques from Logan Chiropractic College, and learned Active Release Technique from the founder, P. Michael Leahy, DC, ART, CCSP.