Heat therapy is very beneficial for your spine in many ways. Here are a few of the benefits:
- Heat therapy reduces pain: Applying heat to your spine and tissues surrounding your spine helps to relieve any tension and stiffness. Heat therapy also helps to increase your range of motion and strengthen your movements.
- Heat therapy speeds up the healing process: Heat therapy helps to speed up the healing process because heat increases the blood flow from your muscles to your back which helps to deliver more oxygen, white blood cells, and essential nutrients.
- Heat therapy produces relaxation chemicals: Heat therapy can help to reduce stress and improve your mental health.