The multi-purpose therapy wraps are the most universal of all wraps. User may apply these wraps to all parts of the body. For smaller areas such as forehead, elbow or ankle the recommended sizes are the 4"x24" or 6"x16" wrap. The 6"x24" is recommended for areas such as knees and neck. When treating larger areas such as leg, shoulder, chest or back, our 9"x24" is perfect. Additional lengths are also available. Product is sold as a single unit.
The ideal hot/cold therapy.
The Elasto-Gel Therapy Products are designed to provide moist heat therapy or soothing cold therapy for relief of minor muscular and joint aches and pains. The hot or cold therapy will last 20 to 40 minutes per application. The product is held in place with hook and loop type closures, which allow the user to move about during therapy. The product is microwavable so it can provide nearly continuous heat therapy. When used cold, the product conforms to contours, even at -20°F (-30°C), allowing comfortable soothing cold applications.
A specially formulated gel:
This product is made with Elasto-Gel, a patented* gel with exceptional properties for transferring heat or soothing cold. If punctured, it will not leak and will remain usable. The unique combination of specially selected fabric and tough flexible gel provides an exceptional durable product for use in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, athletic facilities and the home.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
The most convenient method of heating the wrap is in a microwave oven. Suggested heating times: 600-700 watt microwave: is 30-45 Seconds per side, 1100 watt: 30 Seconds per side. Note: all microwaves vary in heating and may have “hot spots”. Be cautious when heating.
Wait one minute (60 seconds) before using. The wrap should feel WARM to the touch, NOT HOT. Hold the wrap firmly against the skin for 30 seconds before re-heating. If the wrap is not warm enough, heat in 15 second increments and rotate the product each time.
The wrap can also be heated in a conventional oven at 250°F for 10-15 minutes. Place wrap on a cookie sheet or baking dish in the center of the oven. Do no allow straps to touch the heating element. Rotate the wrap after 6 minutes, top to bottom and if folded, inside to out.
Store the wrap in the freezer for a minimum of two (2) hours. It may be left in the freezer indefinitely until ready to use. It will remain flexible even at -20°F. Remove the wrap prior to defrosting the freezer. Note: Always store products in a plastic bag while in freezer.
DO NOT GET THE PRODUCTS WET
The gel will absorb water and swell. If the product becomes damp, lay it on a flat surface and allow it to fully air dry before continuing use. Do not use wet towels under the gel.
Remove the outside cover and hand wash in cold water and mild soap. Hang up to dry. Wipe the white inner cover with a damp (not wet) cloth using mild soap or disinfectant. Allow the product to fully air dry before continuing to use.
*CAUTION: DO NOT OVERHEAT!! Due to the nature of the gel, it may only feel warm to the touch, but if the wrap has been overheated, too much heat may be transferred to the body and can cause burns.