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March 31, 2005

Heat Wrap Therapy for Knee Pain

Results of a new study released today suggest that continuous low-level heat wrap therapy may be an effective option to manage pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. According to researchers, patients treated with a continuous low-level heat wrap for eight hours reported significant benefits in pain reduction and improved flexibility of the knee, as compared to placebo and common oral pain medications such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

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