Polar Heat Gel is perfect for non-invasive therapies for muscle and joint pain.
Heat therapy is most commonly used for rehabilitation purposes. The therapeutic effects of heat include increasing the extensibility of collagen tissues; decreasing joint stiffness; reducing pain; relieving muscle spasms; reducing inflammation, edema, and aids in the post acute phase of healing; and increasing blood flow. The increased blood flow to the affected area provides proteins, nutrients, and oxygen for better healing.
*Don’t use warm therapy in case of swelling tissue, it will give a contra indication, the swelling will be larger and the inflamed tissue spreads.
However, pain that returns like chronic injuries, can be treated with heat, which brings blood into the area and to promote healing.
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