Epiony Heat Pad
The Epiony heat pad is used as part of our massage treatment.
The Epiony hat pad has four temperature settings and is made of a soft leatherette, so is easily cleaned. It can be placed directly on the horse in various positions.
The benefits of heat to sooth muscles is well know, these include:
Heat therapy dilates the blood vessels of the muscles. this increases the flow of oxygen & nutrients to the muscle, helping to heal the damaged tissue, & increase the elimination of carbon dioxide and metabolic waste.
Heat stimulates the sensory receptors in the skin, thus decreasing transmission of pain signals to the brain.
Heat therapy will reduce stiffness, increase flexibility & improve overall feeling of comfort. Especially useful around the saddle and poll areas.
Heat aids relaxation & reduces stress.