This is my preferred and favorite method of introducing heat to my or patients' hands for hand therapy, and it's also applicable for warming cold, cramping or painful feet too. The basis of this electrical heat pack sandwich is simply:
This is what it will generally look like:
So the electrical Heat Sandwich will consist of 7 layers
that there is 1-2 layers of towel to protect the electrical heat pack
from directly touching the skin. Some individuals may prefer to not have
the 1-2 layers of towel to protect but please be very careful and take
precaution if you decide to do this. Read our Safety Precautions.
The outer part of the towel is to decrease/minimize heat loss into the environment, hence keeping the heat in.