Ugoku Therapack Cold/ Hot (Model: BU-5027) is ideal for pain and swelling, especially for bumps, bruises and sprains. In addition, it soothes muscle aches, stiffness, also promote healing. By its name, this product is suitable for cold and hot therapy. Besides that, it is reusable gel pack which is safe to use.
Available in medium (M) and large (L) size, this flexible ice/ hot pack is flexible and easy to apply on any part of the body. Thus, it is convenience to bring around. It is makes you use it without worries. These reusable ice packs may be used as cooling cold packs or soothing heat pads.
Suitable for easing both acute and chronic pain
- Muscle spasms
Features of Ugoku Ice & Heat Therapy Bag
- Size M: 12.3 (W) x 29.0 (H) cm
- Size L: 18.8 (W) x 31.5 (H) cm
- Material: Gel pack form, Nylon, PVC
- Colour: Navy
Which is better for your pain, ice or heat therapy?
Ice and heat are easy, natural, affordable ways to relieve pain. Ever wonder which is better for your particular problems? Here’s what our experts, Alpro Physiotherapists recommend:
1. Arthritis, worn-away cartilage in joints (knee, shoulder, elbow, fingers etc)
- Moist heat eases chronically stiff joints, relaxes tight muscles
2. Gout flare-ups, chronic inflammatory arthritis (big toe, ankle, knee, wrist etc)
- Ice calms flaare-ups, numb pain
3. Headache, pain from nerves or blood vessels in the head or from muscles in the neck
- Ice numbs throbbing head pain
- Moist heat relaxes painful neck spasm
4. Sprains, pulled muscles or injured tendons in the thigh, back, calf etc
- Ice eases inflammation (redness, swelling, tenderness), numb pain
- Heat eases stiffness after inflammation resolves
Why use ice for new injuries (< 6 weeks)? Ice constricts blood vessels, which numbs pain, relieve inflammation and limits bruising.
Why use heat for old injuries (> 6 weeks)? Heat increases blood flow, which relaxes tight muscles and relieves aching joints.
Best use together with Ugoku Support for treatment and sport support.
For more information, please visit Ugoku Official website and facebook page.