Heat Therapy

Heat Therapy

Heat Therapy

Heat Therapy, also referred to as thermotherapy or hot therapy, involves the application of heat as a therapeutic treatment. This method utilizes various heat sources to raise the temperature of targeted areas, resulting in increased blood flow. The heightened circulation facilitates the transportation of essential nutrients, oxygen, and proteins to the affected tissues, promoting accelerated healing processes.

The significance of heat therapy lies in its multifaceted benefits. By dilating blood vessels and improving circulation, heat therapy effectively reduces joint stiffness, alleviates pain and inflammation, and eases muscle spasms. Furthermore, the relaxation induced by heat therapy can enhance flexibility and range of motion, making it an integral component of rehabilitation and pain management protocols.

In addition to its immediate soothing effects, heat therapy also encourages tissue repair and regeneration over time. It aids in the removal of metabolic waste products and toxins from the affected area, fostering a conducive environment for healing and recovery.

Overall, heat therapy serves as a valuable modality in the treatment of various musculoskeletal conditions, offering both symptomatic relief and support for long-term rehabilitation efforts. Its ability to enhance blood flow and tissue oxygenation underscores its importance in promoting overall wellness and restoring optimal function.

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    Chattanooga

    $87.50
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    FluidoTherapy 115, 2 extremity

    Chattanooga

    $9,275.00
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    FluidoTherapy 110D, single extremity

    Chattanooga

    $7,325.00
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    RTSFLU110D
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    Therabath, Disposable Mitt/Boot Liners, Pack of 100

    Therabath

    $15.00
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    RTS700252
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    Therabath, Plush Insulated Boots, Pair

    Therabath

    $52.50
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    RTS700251
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    Therabath, Plush Insulated Mitts, Pair

    Therabath

    $50.00
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    RTS700250
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    Drive, Moist-Dry Heating Pad, Standard

    Drive

    $62.50
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    HydraHeat Pack, Large, 17" x 11"

    Richmar

    $57.50
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    HydraHeat Pack, Standard, 12" x 10"

    Richmar

    $40.00
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    RTS112078
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    HydraHeat Pack, Cervical, 17" x 11"

    Richmar

    $57.50
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    RTS112077
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    HydraHeat Pack, Universal, 19" x 5"

    Richmar

    $40.00
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    HydraHeat Pack, Oversize, 17" x 13"

    Richmar

    $55.00
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    RTS112075
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    Richmar

    $160.00
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    RTS112071
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    Richmar

    $160.00
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    RTS112070
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    HydraTherm, Deluxe Heating Unit w/ Divider Rack & Packs

    Richmar

    Retail: $4,050.00
    $3,199.95
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    RTS112065
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    Richmar

    Retail: $3,450.00
    $2,899.95
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    RTS112063
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    Richmar

    Retail: $3,250.00
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    RTS112062
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    Richmar

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    RTS112060
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    Enthermics

    $7,450.00
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    RTS112048
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    $3,150.00
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    RTS112046
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    RTS112045
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    Champ

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    RTS112005
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    RTS111996
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    Relief Pak Heating Unit, 12-Pack Capacity, Mobile, 220V

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    RTS111995
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    RTS111994
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    RTS111992
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    Relief Pak Heating Unit, 4-Pack Capacity, Stationary, 220V

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    RTS111986
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    RTS111985
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    RTS111984
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    Relief Pak Heating Unit, 6-Pack Capacity, Stationary, 110V

    Relief Pak

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    RTS111982
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    Relief Pak Heating Unit, 4-Pack Capacity, Stationary, 110V

    Relief Pak

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    RTS111981
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