Heating belt is applied and worn externally on various parts of the body to manage pain. Localized application of heat causes the blood vessels in the area to dilate enhancing perfusion to the targeted areas. Heating pad therapy increases circulation and speeds recovery by bringing in fresh blood cells and taking away the waste, which may hinder healing. This application of the heating belt is known as FOMENTATION and is useful in treating spasms.
Cooling belts help burn fat as well as provide relaxation for stressed and overworked muscles. Cold therapy is often recommended for numbing areas of pain especially in case of aggravated inflamation.