Stiff, sore or tired muscles, a bruise or a sprained ankle. We instinctively often reach for heat or cold treatment, respectively. A warming gel on the muscles, a cold compress on the sprain; it reduces pain and swelling.
Temperature differences work to relieve pain and loosen stiff muscles. Heat and cold therapy are therefore often used for pain and injuries, but is also nice after an intense workout, for stress complaints and menstrual pain.
What is heat therapyWith heat you activate the muscles, improve blood circulation and relax tired and stiff muscles. This is nice after an intense workout, where you stimulate the muscles for faster recovery. But it is also nice to relax after a day sitting behind a desk, it reduces menstrual pain and it can help relax after a stressful event such as an exam. In addition, heat therapy relieves chronic pain in rheumatism and osteoarthritis, for example.
Tunturi Massage Gun Head - heat and coolYou can get started with gels, a heat compress or a bag of ice, but make it easier for yourself with a heat and cool 'therapist' in one: the Tunturi Massage Gun head - hot and cold. In the blink of an eye, you treat an area with the right temperature. For heating, you choose between 40°C or 45°C. For cooling you choose between 20°C or 15°C. The LED indicator on the massage head shows by color which temperature you are using.
The massage head fits the Tunturi Massage Gun and its little brother the Massage Gun Mini. You charge it via USB-C. The battery is fully charged in two and a half hours. At 40°C, the battery lasts 2.5 hours, at 45°C two hours. For cooling, once fully charged, you can use the battery for one hour at 15°C and forty minutes at 20°C.
For safety, the massage head switches itself off after fifteen minutes of continuous use.