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A LITTLE BIT OF HEAT GOES A LONG WAY TO HELP EASE PAIN…

Every little bit of heat for someone in pain can go a long way to help ease the pain. Many sufferers do not know what is available to help ease some of their pains so I have put together a few examples here.

With the temperatures already sliding down, any kind of warming aids will help to keep you cosy and warm.

Why does heat help with pain? Heat boosts the flow of blood and nutrients to an area of the body. It often works best for morning stiffness or to warm up muscles before activity. It can assist the healing process and alleviate some of your pain. Additionally, some arthritis pain from stiff joints can benefit from heat as blood flow increases. Heat can also help loosen muscles when tension headaches strike.

The Infrared Heated Lap Blanket is specially designed to keep the user warm and cosy, with its fleece touch materials and features dual temperature settings. It makes you feel cosy and warm just by looking at the product.

As standard, the Infrared Heated Lap Blanket is supplied with both a mains and car adapter making it ideal for use even when travelling away from home.

The Lap Blanket is uniquely manufactured to provide the user with the benefits of FAR Infrared Technology, this has been shown to improve circulation, relieve muscle pain and help rebuild injured tissue. With rising energy costs this blanket has been specially designed to use just 12w per hour, therefore, offering the user peace of mind when in use. It sells at £27.49

Another brilliant warmer is this Lower Back Heat Pad Kit. This specially-shaped, reusable heat pad with cover provides instant heat with just one click to activate and comes complete with a soft, flexible cover with hook and loop tape fastening for a perfect, secure fit and hands-free use.

Designed to fit comfortably around your lower back or tummy, but also suitable for the neck and shoulders when used without the cover, this instant heat pad is ideal for targeting aches and pains, improving poor circulation and soothing injuries. When you ‘click’ and bend the metal disc inside the pad, it heats the whole Heat Pad in seconds, with no other power source required. To reuse the heat pad, heat in gently simmering water (do not boil) to melt the crystals back to the original liquid state, ready for your next click!

It’s perfect for a long car ride and ideal if you are not lucky enough to have heated seats like me. It only costs £13.32 and would make a great Christmas present.

This pair of Instant Heat Pads for only £3.32 would make a great stocking filler.

Cold hands can be a thing of the past with this pair of Instant Heat Pads which are very handy for people with Reynauds Syndrome or stiffness in the joints.

They are extremely easy to use and can be re-used time after time. All that is required to activate them is to flex the disc inside the pads. This triggers a reaction that releases heat almost instantly, providing welcome respite from cold weather and soothing relief from minor aches and pains.

This pair of palm-sized, reusable circular pocket pads provide instant heat with just one click to activate. Pocket heat pads are ideal for outdoor pursuits and chilly days; whether you’re queuing for a bus, wandering around an open-air market or taking a country walk. This pair of Instant Heat Pads are also great for targeting general aches and pains, improving poor circulation and soothing injuries.

When you ‘click’ and bend the metal disc inside the pad, it heats the whole Heat Pad in seconds, with no other power source required. To reuse the heat pad, heat in gently simmering water (do not boil) to melt the crystals back to the original liquid state, ready for your next click!

These Heat Holders Thermal Socks Gift Box – Best Nanna after perfect and something as a Nana myself I would love to receive.

With a gift label, they also feature a small ‘Best Grandma’ message on the socks themselves. Heat Holder socks feature advanced thermal yarn to keep the heat in and ensure your feet stay warm and comfortable throughout the day.

A long-looped cushion pile holds more warm air, increasing the tog rating meaning they are comfortable and supportive. Ideal for those who suffer from cold feet or for colder weather. When it’s cold I find I wake up with cold feet so these are perfect, for that. Diabetes sufferers can also have problems with cold feet. My Dad was a diabetic and every Christmas I would wrap him up a pair of bed socks to keep his feet warm. Another great stocking filler for £10.83

Finally, this Fur Covered Hot Water Bottle with Pom poms will, not look out of place in any house. My accent colour downstairs is navy blue!!

The high-quality fur cover disperses heat evenly as well as protects sensitive skin. The large 1.8-litre capacity stays warmer for longer and makes a safe heating pad for both infants and adults. This Hot Water Bottle is also effective at aiding pain relief from sports or exercise, muscle or joint pain through heat. Made from a thick, high strength rubber, it also has an easy-to-use screw stopper with no washer that can be easily lost. And, another stocking filler for £7.49

Imagine how happy someone would be to receive these 5 warming aids for Christmas.

Source: Complete Care Shop

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