What is Moist Heat?

Category: Equipment

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Moist heat, such as hot baths, steamed towels or moist heating packs can aid in the heat’s penetration into the muscles, and some people feel that moist heat provides better pain relief.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neck pain 6 1
Pain 5 1
Cold hands and feet 1 0
Degenerative disc disease 1 0
Dry eye syndrome 1 1
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Moist Heat

Side effect Patients
Pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Moist Heat

Dosage Patients
10 min weekly 1
30 min every other day 1
30 min daily 1
10minutes as needed 1
15minutes as needed 1
30minutes as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Moist Heat

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Moist Heat

Duration

Currently using Moist Heat

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Moist Heat

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Moist Heat.