Hot & Cold Back Brace Wrap with 2 Heat / Ice Therapy Gel Packs for Pain Relief

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Hot & Cold Therapy Back Brace with Two Reusable Gel Packs for Backaches

It is widely acknowledged that a combination of cold and heat therapy is the optimum approach for dealing with swelling, pain, and accelerating healing. Our hot and cold therapy wrap comes with two medical-grade, reusable gel packs for back pain which can be frozen into ice packs, or heated in the microwave.

Compression and ice / heat therapy provided by this innovative back brace helps treat and ease back pain caused by:

When Should I Use Hot vs. Cold Therapy?

It is important to distinguish whether you should use heat for lower back pain or ice as they work in different ways. For example, heat can make inflammation worse, while ice can worsen muscle spasms or tension. Therefore, how to treat back muscle spasms differs from torn back muscle treatment.

Ice and cold therapy treatment is typically used during the first 48 hours following an injury. Using an ice pack for lower back pain slows the flow of blood to an injury site. The reduced circulation reduces lower back muscle inflammation and discomfort. Therefore, you might consider using this back support with an ice pack after injuries that cause bruising or swelling. Those with a sprained, strained, or pulled back muscle can also benefit from cold therapy.

Once the swelling is gone, typically 48 hours after an injury, heat therapy is often used for pain relief, improving blood circulation to promote healing, and helping relax tight muscles. This heat wrap for back pain opens up your blood vessels, which increases blood flow and the stream of oxygen and nutrients to your joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, etc. Those seeking back muscle spasm relief, looking to soothe sore muscles, or treat arthritis might benefit from this back heat wrap.

Our therapeutic back wrap makes it easy to apply either type of therapy directly to your sore back. The heated pad or cooling back brace can be applied to your injured back for 20 minutes at a time. Simply allow your skin temperature to return to normal before reapplying. However, it is always a good idea to consult a medical professional for specific cold or hot treatment instructions.  

5 Reasons Why People Love This Heat Pad & Ice Pack for Lower Back Pain Relief

Hot and cold therapy for back pain is a common and effective method of treatment for numerous injuries, with the benefit being that it is non-invasive, non-addictive and inexpensive. This innovative cold / hot therapy back band has several additional features that make it stand out from ice packs, heating pads, and other warm / cool back wraps on the market.  

  1. Ergonomic Design Provides Hands-Free Support

    Created to provide supportive relief and freedom of movement for any lifestyle and body type, our heat and ice therapy lower back wrap holds your heated pad or ice pack in place so you don’t have to!

    While an electric heating pad or ice pack for back pain is a surprisingly simple and inexpensive mode of treatment for things such as a pulled muscle in the lower back, the actual application can be challenging. Our back brace with heat pads can be worn anytime; while participating in physical activity, at work, or when completely at rest.  

  2. Includes Two Medical-Grade, Reusable Gel Packs

    This unique thermal back support includes two non-toxic, reusable hot / cold gel packs and pockets. Just place the non-toxic gel packs in the freezer or heat them in the microwave. Once heated or cooled, insert the Corflex cryotherm gel packs into the pockets and wrap the brace around you to benefit from temperature therapy. Heat promotes healing while cold therapy reduces inflammation.

    This is an excellent alternative to icy / hot pain relief patches, which only offer single-use hot or cold therapy. We also sell extra ice/hot gel packsso you can always keep two in the freezer while using the other pair.  

  3. Adjustable Double-Pull Tension Straps for Form Fitting Compression

    Get energized and revitalized with compression that supports your back muscles, giving you relief from everyday stiffness or soreness from an injury. The adjustable, double-pull tension straps can provide targeted support and form-fitting compression to alleviate swelling and lower back pain fast.

  4. Breathable, Lightweight Foam

    High-quality, breathable foam fabric provides lower back support and targeted backache relief while delivering maximum comfort and mobility so you can feel great all day, every day. The entire heated back wrap is Velcro compatible for a customizable fit.

  5. Universal Back Wrap for Men and Women

    Available in one universal size, which fits most average to plus size men and women. The unisex, contoured, and slim design fits discreetly under or over your clothes for all-day wear and comfort.

    Frequently Asked Questions About This Heated Back Wrap & Cooling Pad

      • What conditions / injuries does this SI joint stabilizer treat? This lumbar support band can help treat moderate to chronic lower back pain, arthritis of the spine, muscle strains, tears, or pulls, bulging discs, herniated discs, spasms, strains, and sprains.

      • How does it work? This back brace is specifically designed to provide customizable compression and concentrated cold or hot therapy to your sore or injured back.

      • When should I wear it? Typically, cold therapy is recommended for the first 48 hours following an injury, and hot therapy is recommended 48 hours after an injury. If you have any questions about treatment for a specific condition, please check with a healthcare professional.

      • What is it made of? Made of a soft, breathable foam laminate, elastic double-pull tension straps, Velcro closures, and pockets to accommodate two reusable gel packs.

      • Who can wear this brace? Men and women of all ages can benefit from this binder, so long as their waist circumference is 48 inches or less.

      • What size should I buy? Using a soft / flexible tape measure, find the circumference around your waist, in inches. This medical support wrap accommodates waist circumferences up to 48 inches.

      • How do I use the gel packs?

        • Cold Therapy Instructions:

          • Place flattened gel packs in the freezer for a least 1 hour.

          • Position inside the back wrap, then apply wrap as directed.

          • Use in 20-minute increments or as medically prescribed. Allow skin to warm before reapplying.

        • Hot Therapy Instructions:

          • Placed flattened gel packs in microwave and heat for 45 seconds.

          • Carefully check temperature, squeezing gel around to distribute heat.

          • Reheat in 10-second increments until the desired temperature is reached.

      • How do I put it on? Either heat up or freeze the gel packs depending on whether you would like heat or ice applied to your low back. Once frozen or heated up, insert two gel packs into pockets. Wrap the back wrap around your waist and secure to your desired compression level. Fold in the double-pull tension strap for greater compression.

      • How do I adjust the brace? Grab the double-pull tension straps (located on the outside of the brace) and adjust them to make it either tighter or looser, then re-apply the Velcro closures.

      • How tall is this brace? The brace is 12 inches tall in the back and gradually tapers in the front.

      • Washing Instructions: To wash the brace, first, remove the gel packs. Hand wash the back wrap in warm water with mild soap. Allow the wrap to air dry completely before reapplying. Do not use high temperatures to wash or dry.

      • Other features:

        • The 50-inch back wrap is flexible and breathable.

        • Unisex brace fits average to overweight men and women.

        • Provided compression stimulates healing, reducing inflammation.

      • Color: Black.
      Sizing chart for the hot & cold therapy back brace - measure the circumference around your waist, size fits up to 48
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