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How Heat Helps Though it is usually a very simple form of treatment, heat therapy is actually quite ingenious in the way that it relieves pain and muscle stiffness. When applied to sore areas of the body, heat helps to dilate your blood vessels. This encourages blood to rush to the affected area, flushing out toxins and other wastes. This blood also brings oxygen to the site, which helps to repair soft tissue, encourage muscle tone, and relax muscles contractions. Heat therapy also lessens the severity of pain symptoms, though it is not completely understood why. It is thought that heat may help to numb the nerve endings inside your body, thereby decreasing your sensations of pain. Paraffin wax treatments are NOT SUITABLE for Diabetic's, varicose veins or abnormalities , vascular disorders, broken or open skin wounds. Paraffin wax heat therapy increases blood flow, relaxes muscles and increases hydration in the skin. Intended for deep moisturisation and softening the skin while providing a therapeutic and healing effect to sore aching joints. Making it particularly beneficial to those suffering from arthritis and rheumatic pain and stiff joints. Paraffin wax heat therapy is beneficial to sufferers of the following conditions: Arthritis Rheumatic pain Fibromyalgia Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Chilblains Bursitis Eczema & Psoriasis Sore muscles Stiff Joints Scar Tissue Inflammation Muscle Spasm Tendonitis Sports Injury Scleroderma Bad Circulation 

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