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hot pack

a pack of cloth or other material soaked in hot water or producing moist heat by another means.

hot pack

n.
A compress of gauze, cloth, or other absorbent material, moistened with hot water and applied externally to an injured body part to relieve inflammation.

hot pack

A type of superficial moist heat applied to reduce pain and promote muscle relaxation. The pack is heated to 65° to 90°C in hot water. The pack is then wrapped with terrycloth prior to application.
Synonym: moist heat pack
See also: pack

hot pack

(hot pak)
Pouch of cloth or other material soaked in hot water or producing moist heat by another means.
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Thermal stimulus generated by hot packs decreases muscle tone and spasm by increasing the elasticity of the collagenous tissue and decreasing the activity of muscle spindles [19, 20].
supported the idea that the tissue temperature increased after treatment with hot pack followed by ultrasound applications.
Group II received hot pack therapy which was preceded by thermal sensation tests on the affected joint using two test tubes with each containing either warm or cold water.
Although numerous studies argue the advantages and disadvantages of one therapeutic modality versus the other in heating tissue, (10) or using combined modalities such as hot packs and ultrasound together, (7) the fact remains that heat must be transferred from the skin to deep tissue in order to be effective.
* The rubber glove hot pack method is great if you don't have a crock pot or microwave.
Full-carton picks from both types of reserve storage may either replenish the active pick face, travel to shipping as a full carton, or go to a hot pack area where they will be broken for single item orders and re-packed for immediate shipment.
Like the hot pack she's brought with her that she keeps against her back, he lets her warm him.
If ice is best for a given situation, but you can't stand the cold, try applying the ice pack to the affected area and then draping a hot pack over the ice pack.
To be safe, wrap a hot water bottle, hot pack, or heating pad (if it doesn't have a cover) in a towel.
"We could not be more grateful to our generous and ever supportive sponsors of this league including the platinum sponsor B-Toyota, silver sponsor Megaworld International and other supporters Island Grill, Hot Pack and Doha Events Factory.
Apply a hot pack or a hot towel around the neck to give relief.
Materials and Methods: TENS, galvani farad, ultrasound, electrotherapy, diadynami, traction, shortwave diathermy, infrared, treadmill, paraffin and hot pack devices are within the scope of this study.