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Thermotherapy for Treating Pain

Thermotherapy consists in the application of heat to the body to relieve symptoms of acute or chronic pain. Heat treatment is particularly effective in managing pain related to muscle spasms or tension, but can also help to treat other types of painful conditions. Moist heat has been found to be a more effective pain reliever than dry heat because the moisture allows a deeper penetration of heat. Many people use simple forms of thermotherapy at […]