Compresses/Packs, Hot, Gel
Definition : Hot compresses or packs containing gels that retain hot temperature for a long period of time. These devices typically consist of compact plastic or fabric bags containing pliable silica gels that can retain heat for a long time and are capable of conforming to the contour of the body; they are typically warmed by placing in hot water or microwave oven. Gel hot compresses/packs are intended to apply heat therapy to a specific body surface; they are mainly used to improve blood circulation and reduce pain, muscle spasms and joint stiffness.
Entry Terms : "Gel Hot Compresses/Packs" , "Gel Compresses/Packs, Hot" , "Hot Compresses/Packs, Gel" , "Compresses, Hot, Gel"
UMDC code : 25805