What are Deep Heat Patches?
Deep Heat Patches are heating patches that can provide up to 16 hours of relief for muscle and joint pain. Ideal for those suffering from back pain or any other kinds of muscular pains and stiffness who are also looking for relief without having to take medication. Deep Heat Patches come in packs of 1 or 4 patches.
What is heat therapy and how does it ease the pain?
Deep Heat Patches use heat therapy, which means that these self-heating patches radiate heat throughout your muscles. This heat helps to ease the pain, relieve stiffness, and help you to regain movement in your stiff and aching joints. It encourages blood flow to the affected area, providing oxygen and nutrients which can help to aid the healing process.
What kinds of pain can these heat packs help to relieve?
Deep Heat Patches can be used to relieve aches and pains all over the body. Some of the most popular reasons why people use these heat packs include:
- Muscle pain
- Joint pain
- Joint and muscle stiffness
- Back pain
- Thigh and calf pain
- Neck, arm and shoulder pain
- Hip pain
- Minor sporting injuries
How to use Deep Heat Patches
Before using this product, make sure skin in the affected area is clean and dry. Remove one Deep Heat Patch from its plastic sachet and remove the protective film from the patch. Apply the patch directly to the affected area or attach to clothing if you have sensitive or ageing skin. The patch will activate within one minute of being removed from the sachet and heat up within 5 minutes, so do not remove a patch from its packaging until you are ready to use it. Remove your Deep Heat Patch after 8 hours, it can continue to provide relief for a further 8 hours after removal.
When should Deep Heat Patches not be used?
Deep Heat Patches are not suitable for use on children or those who would not be able to remove the patch on their own. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. Do not use this product on bruised, swollen, damaged, sensitive, or irritated skin. If you are attaching your patch to clothing, do not use on delicate or thin fabrics, as it may cause damage. Do not use Deep Heat Patches at the same time as other skin medications or heat sources in the same area.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.