What is heat treatment?
Heat treatment is the use of heat in various forms to treat various conditions. Heat is generally used for chronic (long term) injuries. Heat treatment can take several forms such as:
How does heat treatment help?
Heat increases blood flow to the area where heat is applied. This increases the supply of oxygen, proteins and nutrients to the area which will speed up repair. Heat treatment has several other benefits including:
- Reduction in pain
- Reduction in joint stiffness
- Muscle relaxation
- Increased flexibility
- Reduced inflammation
Who benefits from heat treatment?
Heat treatment can benefit a range of conditions by reducing pain and decreasing healing time. Heat treatment benefits conditions such as: make an appointment with us online today.