Peat is known for its capacity to retain heat. These heating packs are filled with over one inch thick of peat. Not only does the peat provide heat for a long duration, but its pure weight adds therapeutic value. In order for the patient to receive a proper treatment, the heating pack must be heavy enough to lay equally across the patient's skin. This way, the patient is assured even coverage and a good outcome.
Note: This is the Heat Pack only and does not contain any peat mud. Used in conjunction with mud packs.
Heating: Torf HydroPack hot / cold packs are designed to be heated in hot water in a hydrocollator unit or a family size roaster (about 18 quarts). These packs are meant to be heated in a heating pack. They are not intended to be heated in a microwave or oven. This will ruin the covering and unevenly heat the peat.
On the Body: Always use thermometer to check heating water temperature! Do not freeze the pack! Peat contains water which would freeze after prolonged exposure to freezing temperatures causing the pack become stiff.
After the initial warming to body temperature, place the mud pack (sold separately), mesh side down, on the treatment site*. HydroPack/heating pack (blue) is heated to 50° C (or cooled in refrigerator) and placed on the top of mud pack. Client is then covered with blanket for comfort. Treatment time is the same for the local cold treatment - 20 minutes. Longer than 20 minutes can fatigue the patient or create a healing response which is undesirable.
* Do not leave the patient unattended. The mud pack can become hot and burn the patient. Place two layers of towels between a heating pack and the mud pack if the patient feels too much heat. If the mud pack gets too hot, simply remove the mud pack and heating pack from the patient. After a few seconds, reapply the mud pack and heating pack. However, add another towel between the heating pack and the mud pack.
Dimensions: Small: 5.5 x 14.5 inches
Cost Per Serving: $22.95
Additional notes: For patients with hypertension, mud packs are welcome as symptoms may be relieved locally with a mud pack application since bathing in hot water may be contraindicated.
Brand: Torf Spa
Delivery type: Topical
Contraindications: Serious disorders of the central nervous system, acute urethrocystitis, pregnancy, decompensated cardiopathy, hypertension, serious circulatory disorders, fever, serious inflammatory skin diseases, heat sensitivity, open skin injury, bleeding, oncoids (i
Made In: Czech Republic
Servings per container: 0
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