Moist Heat:

 

MoistHeathTherapyMoist hot packs are used to promote healing. Therapists wrap moist packs in several layers of cloths and apply them to the area that needs treatment.
The heat has several effects on the body:
Relaxing tight muscles

  • Decreases pain caused by muscle tension or spasms.
  • Causes vasodialation fo the blood vessels
  • Increases circulation to the area.