Thermotex Personal Therapy System Platinum

Item Number:

460-714
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TSC Price: $240.00

EASY PAY™: 4 payments of $60.00

Shipping & Handling: $10.97

Enter Quantity: In Stock
What it is:
The Thermotex Platinum Therapy System produces infrared heating to help provide deep, penetrating warmth for temporary relief of acute and chronic pain. Not your ordinary heating pad, this convenient therapy system helps treat the source of your pain, not just the symptoms. It can be used at home, in the office, while driving (using a power inverter) or on vacation to help provide temporary pain relief whenever you need it.

Who it is for:
The Platinum Therapy System is ideal for those who want temporary relief from minor muscle and joint pain and stiffness, joint pain associated with arthritis, muscle spasms, minor strains and sprains, and minor muscular back pain. It can be used by almost anyone, anywhere and on any part of the body.

What it does:
The Platinum Therapy System is used to help treat muscle and joint pain with deep penetrating heat that safely and gently heats the muscle tissue layer from the inside out. The three element design allows for "wrappability" around a limb, or flat use on the back or stomach area. The infrared pads help deliver a superior amount of infrared light to the treatment area. Your body's natural response to this increased temperature is to maintain a condition of homeostasis—a balanced environment or state of equilibrium throughout the body. To do this, your body responds with an increase in blood flow to the treated area, thanks to the absorption of infrared thermal energy. The depth of penetration is measured as approximately 6cm/2.3 inches after just 20 minutes of use. Traditional heating pads provide conductive heat that only penetrates 2-3mm, which can also burn and dehydrate the skin

What else you need to know:
• Thermotex is a proudly Canadian brand
• This product is top rated by The Shopping Channel customers
• It is used by professional athletes and Olympians for prevention and recovery of injury
• It has been used by medical professionals for over 20 years and is still prescribed and implemented as part of their therapy
• According to the Canadian Pain Society, one in five Canadians suffer from chronic pain, and pain accounts for up to 78% of visits to emergency rooms

What is included:

• Thermotex Personal Therapy System Platinum
• Indications for Use Booklet

Ratings & Reviews

 
4.1

(average rating based on 86 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (46)

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    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

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    (5)

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    (8)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 86 customers

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4.0

Use every day

By DJ

from Cochrane, On

Bronze Reviewer

I use my heating unit every evening and it is very helpful with my condition (pelvic congestion syndrome). Not a miracle cure but helps more than a normal heating pad did. It is a expensive product and glad I bought it on sale, but does what I wanted and expected it to.

 
5.0

Couldn't be without this

By Lynda the bird lover

from Sherwood park, Alberta

This is a great product, so happy I bought it, relieves my aches and pains , in fact I bought two, so I'd always have one. I also bought the foot one as well fantastic for aching sore feet.

 
1.0

Didn't work for me

By Bayla1957

from Montreal, Quebec

I bought this based on the positive comments this apparatus received because as one reviewer stated, when you have pain you'll try anything to get rid of it. Unfortu ately, the Thermotex Platinum System did not work for me. I used it several times a day as outlined in their manual over a 3 week period and got no relief whatsoever. It felt good while it was on my arm, though it is very bulky and stiff, but the second I turned it off, the pain was still there. And you would think that for the price it would have a timer and perhaps an automatic turn off option. Happy to say I sent it back to TSC yesterday.

( 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Did nothing for my problem

By Lorraine

from Red Deer, AB

Silver Reviewer

I got this hoping it would help chronic pain in my hip and thigh. But I get more relief from my hot water bottle. I found it did not get very warm and I would forget to turn the dial to the lower setting. It would be better if it had an auto shut off, then you could use it when napping or sleeping. It did not work for me but I would urge others with chronic pain to give it a try.

( 2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Hopes not realized...again

By Ginger

from Victoria

I'd like to be among those who have testified in the affirmative about the efficacy of this product. I've used it often hoping that it could be an answer to pain and stiffness, of muscle tension or of inflammation, but to no avail. I receive more relief using a regular heating pad, and for the price of the Thermotex, I could have purchased enough of those for back, bottom, and one for each arm and leg. And they would have been flexible enough to be easily wrapped around the offending part. The things we fall for in search of pain relief!

 
5.0

Fantastic product!!!

By Tigars

from sherbrooke, Quebec

I purchased the Thermotex Platinum a little while ago and found it helped immediatly. I use it on my lower back from a fall a few years ago ( I am using it as I writing this at my desk)I also use it on a bad left knee and on my hands for arthritis pain. I have used regular heat pads and this product is not even in the same league. I have recommended it to friends and are ordering it or will in the near future after trying mine. Would not live without it. Thanks for offering it.

( 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

NOT FOR ME

By Karen

from Toronto

I'm one of those people who will try anything for pain management. Unfortunately this product did not do it for me. I found the pad uncomfortable, because it was firm it actually felt like it was creating more discomfort. The heating element did not heat up, warm was about as good as it got. NO DEEP HEAT HERE!! For myself I find warm to hot baths work way better for my pain. Overall I think it's great that it's helping others, but not this girl.. I returned it. Sorry TSC, this product was a BOMB for me.

 
5.0

great product

By Gabriele

from Markham

I bought this to help me with my arthritis and it
feels absolutely wonderful. I still use my Kalaya
pain rub because there is a place for both of these products. My husband who suffered a severe
spinal injury a number of years ago also uses the
thermotex and it does give him enough relief that
he is able to sleep through the night.

 
4.0

Deep Healing Warmth

By Daria

from Winnipeg, MB

I purchased this Thermotex Platinum Infrared Heating Pad a week after I was diagnosed with Adhesive Capsulitis.
It has been a godsend as the deep heating made the treatments a lot more bearable.
The flexibility of this heating pad makes it easy to mold around the areas that need treatment.

 
5.0

Exceptional results

By Always Shopping

from Alberta

I have recurring upper back problems in the shoulder and neck area. Using the Thermotex Platinuim as directed has given me tremendous relief from pain in the shoulders. However, we need one to specifically address the neck and upper shoulder area....something similar to a shawl. I have purchased and tried other heating pads which gave only minimal relief and shortly after they were removed the pain returned. I too find this item somewhat cumbersome to use and will also say that whatever effort it took was well worth it. Using it daily has created a very manageable pain solution. This is not a cure for my condition. However it makes life so much easier. Sincerely hope the company makes something to work around the upper shoulder and neck area.
One day after shovelling heavy snow my lower back was very painful. One treatment, as directed, brought excellent relief and I was pain free in this area. Even the next day when I returned to more shovelling, with a smaller shovel this time!
Thank you, Shopping Channel for making this product available at such a reasonable price. I bought it as a show stopper.

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