Thermacare Heat Wraps Knee and Elbow 12 Hours Directions
Tear open pouch when ready to use. It may take up to 30 minutes for ThermaCare to reach its therapeutic temperature. Peel away paper to reveal adhesive tabs. Using adhesive is optional if you have sensitive skin or have body hair around the knee or elbow area. Knee: Do not place heat cells on the back of the knee. Bend knee slightly and place opening over kneecap. Secure tabs to skin (optional). Wrap straps around knee and fasten. Over-tightening may cause discomfort. Adjust as needed. Elbow: Do not place heat cells on the inside of the bend of the arm. Bend elbow slightly and place opening over elbow. Secure tabs to skin (optional). Wrap straps around elbow and fasten. Over-tightening may cause discomfort. Adjust as needed. For maximum effectiveness, we recommend you wear ThermaCare for 12 hours. Do not wear for more than 12 hours in any 24-hour period.
PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS BEFORE USE. ADDITIONAL WARNINGS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE INSERT. TO REDUCE THE RISK OF BURNS, FIRE, AND PERSONAL INJURY, THIS PRODUCT MUST BE USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE USE INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS. THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE BURNS. CHECK SKIN FREQUENTLY DURING USE. IF YOU FIND IRRITATION OR A BURN, REMOVE PRODUCT IMMEDIATELY. 55 OR OLDER: YOUR RISK OF BURNING INCREASES AS YOU AGE. IF YOU ARE 55 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, WEAR THERMACARE OVER A TOWEL OR CLOTH SUCH AS A WASHCLOTH, NOT DIRECTLY AGAINST YOUR SKIN, AND DO NOT WEAR WHILE SLEEPING. ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE if you have: DIABETES, poor circulation or heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or are pregnant. ADDITIONAL WARNINGS: Each heat disc contains iron (~ 2 grams) which can be harmful if ingested. If ingested, rinse mouth with water and call a Poison Control Center immediately. If heat disc contents come in contact with your skin or eyes, rinse right away with water. Never heat product in a microwave or attempt to reheat, as wrap could catch fire. WHEN USING THIS PRODUCT, check skin frequently for signs of burns or blisters - if found, stop use. If product feels too hot - stop use or wear over clothing. Do not place extra pressure or tight clothing over the product. Do not use for more than 12 hours in a 24-hour period. DO NOT USE: with pain rubs, medicated lotions, creams or ointments; on unhealthy, damaged or broken skin; on areas of bruising or swelling that have occurred within 48 hours; on people unable to follow all use instructions; on areas of the body where you can't feel heat; with other forms of heat; on people unable to remove the product, including children, infants, and some elderly. STOP USE AND ASK A DOCTOR: if you experience any discomfort, burning, swelling, rash or other changes in your skin that persist where the wrap is worn; if after 7 days your pain gets worse or remains unchanged, as this may be a sign of a more serious condition.
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