Thermal Pads

There are many ways to relieve pain in the back and cervical area, from massagers to electrical muscle stimulators. Still, one of the most reliable, especially for cases of post-operative recovery, are thermal pads.

These devices are very effective in relieving back muscle pain, but not everyone knows them, so we bring a full explanation and several examples.

Bestseller No. 1
Comfier Massage Mat, Full Body Heating Massage Mattress with Movable Shiatsu Neck Massage Pillow, 10...
  • Note: Shiatsu Massage with heat on Neck, Vibration heating Massage pad from shoulder to leg. DON'T BUY it, if you are looking for a totally deep kneading shiatsu neck and back massager.
  • Shiatsu Neck Massager - Comfier Massage Mat comes with a movable shiatsu neck massage pillow, it can be separately used to massage for neck,shoulder,back,lumbar,leg,etc any part of your body. Shiatsu...
  • Vibration Massage - The massage mattress pad with 10 vibration motors provides a soothing massage on the tissues and muscles from shoulder,upper/lower back to leg for full body relaxation. With 5...
  • Optional Heat Therapy -Comfier massage mat with heat, has 4 Heating pads for full back,thighs and legs deliver soothing warm to further relax muscle aches and enhance blood circulation. The heat can...
  • Premium soft Plush Fabric -Provides warm and comfortable body touch. Place Comfier massage chair pad on sofa, recliner,couch,floor or bed to enjoy ultmost comfort at home or office. Perfect Christmas...
Bestseller No. 2
Magnetic Self Heated Warming Thermal Neck Support and Posture Corrector Brace Pad for Pain Relief...
  • Length: Black 45cmx10cm
  • HIGH QUALITY: Breathable fabric, high elastic belt, which provides good touch feeling and comfortable wear
  • OUTER DESIGN: Outer layer is made of self-adhesive ultra soft cloth, helping to take on/off, you just need to get it close around your neck tightly
  • CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY: Built-in permanent life magnet, which has infrared rays and magnet treatment functions to promote blood circulation,promote metabolism, thereby smoothing the neck muscles
  • EASY TO USE: Can be used anywhere any time, relieve the neck muscle pains, relax your neck, enjoy healthy life .A few skin sensitive populations appears when using skin burning, redness, is a normal...
SaleBestseller No. 3
FurDreams Pets Cat & Dog Bed - Self Heating Thermal Puppy Pads - Calming Mat Blanket for Indoors &...
  • PERFECTLY SAFE – Being non-electric with absolutely no chemicals present, there is no need to worry about any safety concerns with our lovely FurDreams Self Heating Pet Bed! This simply works with...
  • COMFORTABLE – Constructed from beautifully soft materials for your furry friend to enjoy. With the multi-layer plush, fleece and thermal insulation fibre bed this maintains comfiness and warmth in...
  • NO RUSTLE SOUND – Your pet will never be spooked by our beds as we employ an advanced design to stop any nasty rustling or crinkling sounds. This meaning your pet can rest away and be insulated all...
  • PRESSURE ACTIVATED – Filled with multiple insulating layers to keep heat in, these beds simple work by absorbing your pet’s own body heat to warm up, meaning no plugs, electrics or nasty...
  • LARGE SIZE – Coming in with dimensions of 70x47cm, this is suitable for most animals and is able to be used in many areas/situations. Take this outside on the porch or inside next to your own bed,...
Bestseller No. 4
Haofy USB Foot Warmer, Electric Heated Foot Cushion Heater for Men and Women, Comfortable Soft...
  • 【Comfortable Electric Foot Warmer】 This electric heated foot warmer adopts wormwood heating to drive out cold, hot compress, The electric foot warmer heats up in minutes for effectively relieving...
  • 【Temperature Range】This electric foot warming cushion is designed with adjustable temperature( 50℃-60 ℃) button, keep your feet from cold, safe to use, you can adjust it to the most...
  • 【High Quality & Soft Material】This foot warmer is made of high quality plush fabric, soft and comfortable, breathable and durable, comfortable to use, no electricity-leakage, very safe to use.
  • 【Easy To Use & Clean】 The heated foot warmer adopts USB design and can be used by plugging in the plug. It can also supply power to the electric blanket through the cell phone charger and mobile...
  • 【Return Policy 】Haofy is a great brand for Electric Foot Warmer Cushion, we provide a 30 days full- return if there is any problem with the product. customer service will be there for you during...
Bestseller No. 5
DOACT Heated Knee Pad, USB Knee Support Brace for Arthritis, Electric Wrap Thermal Therapy to Warm...
  • 🔥 Relieve your knee pain: You can use this knee brace fast-heating in seconds as an ordinary add pressure knee brace to provides ultra comfy hot therapy for knee arthritis pain relief and injury...
  • 🔥 Multiple occasions available heat knee brace: Come with a usb power cord, you can enjoy the toasty warm and blood circulation boost in multiple occasions, whether you are walking or driving or...
  • 🔥 Knee wrap for ice pack: Built in a mesh pocket and you can insert ice bag or herb bag for therapy. If you suffering from acute sprain and other soft tissue injury should apply cold therapy first...
  • 🔥 Lightweight & adjustable size: Made of lightweight, breathable neoprene; the fashion color knee brace is fully adjustable to fit most people's body size. The heat pad can provide you with the...
  • 🔥 1 button control and 3 heat-settings: Very easy to operate, you can control the heating temp and time totally by yourself. The power button with LED indicator, it can be operated to red-highest,...
Bestseller No. 6
Comfier Full Body Massage Mats with Heat-Back Massage Mattress with 10 Vibration Motors & 2 Therapy...
  • Note: This is a Vibration Massager only, Not a deep kneading Shiatsu massager. DO NOT buy this product if you are looking for a shiatsu massager with rolling balls. ADJUSTABLE MASSAGE INTENSITY-The...
  • Vibration Massage - Comfier full body massage mat is designed with 10 massage motors to provide vibration massage that combines with heat therapy, can effectively relieve stress, cramps and improve...
  • Heat Therapy -The massage mattress pad is built in 2 heating pads to your full body. It delivers soothing heat to further relax soreness muscles and promote blood circulation. The overheat protection...
  • Customizeable & Flexible -The massage chair pad allows you select the specific massage area: shoulder,back, lumbar,legs or combine some areas to best suit your needs. It’s flexible & foldable,you...
  • Ultra Soft Plush - This back massage mat is made of Optics ultra soft plush material that offers a comfortable and great feeling for body touch. A Best Fathers Day gift for Men,Mothers Day gift for...
Bestseller No. 7
ZPPZ Vibratory Massage Heat Knee Pad, 3 in 1 Rechargeable Heated and Vibration Knee Heating Pad...
  • [SAFE PHYSICAL HEATING AND MASSAGE THERAPY] Heating and massage are sweet relief from arthritis and swelling. The knee brace provides powerful vibration massage and comfortable warm-up, helps to...
  • [WIRELESS AND RECHARGEABLE] Built with 2000mAh rechargeable battery inside, you can move around while the soothing heat relieves aches and pains. After full charge when turned on, it heats up pretty...
  • [MULTIPLE USES] The ergonomic and compact portable wrap massager perfectly adapts to the shape of the knee, shoulder and elbow joint. The knee pad stays in place. Velcro and loop strap closure, easy...
  • [EASY TO USE] Massage, heat and time modes controlled separately by 3 buttons. Heating and vibration massage modes can work together or separately. 3 limited time settings for your selection, 5...
  • [PORTABLE KNEE BRACE] Comfortable neoprene knee brace with easy to carry design. Great ideal gift for mom, dad, men, women, parents and friends. The knee brace is just the ticket to bringing relief...
Bestseller No. 8
SNAILAX Full Body Massage Mat with Heating, Massage Pad with 10 Vibrating Motors and 4 Therapy...
  • Note: This is a Vibration Massager only, not a Shiatsu kneading massager. Do not buy this product if you are looking for a Shiatsu or kneading massager with rolling balls.【Vibration Massage】10...
  • 【Soothing Heat 】Four heating pads target four heating zones in the upper and lower back, thighs, and calves, to sooth and loosen tense muscles and improve blood circulation.
  • 【Flexible and Foldable】 The Massage Cushion with flexible and foldable design work fine on the bed,couch, recliner, chair and floor, and can be folded easily for transport and storage.
  • 【Soft Plush Fabric】 Pillow comfort and soft. The mat cover is made of 100% ultra-plush, incomparably soft polyester that is creating a comfortable , great hand feeling surface for user to lie on.
  • 【Timer】 The Massage Mattress with heating pad with auto shut off after 30 minutes for safe use.
Bestseller No. 9
Cherry Stone Cushion Heat Pillow for Babies 180g Round 15cm Eco Natural 100% Cotton Medi Partners...
  • Hot water bottles with cherry stones are an optimal combination of high effectiveness and naturalness. They are made from 100% user-friendly materials. It is based on appropriately dried and selected...
  • Thanks to its quality and safety, it surpasses ordinary hot water bottles with liquid. The heat is retained longer and is released more naturally. There is no risk of the skin being burned or damaged....
  • The substances used meet the most stringent safety requirements for products. The cherry stones can only be cleaned using natural methods, without chemical cleaning agents. They are also subjected to...
  • Thanks to the corresponding weight (approx. 180g) and the dimensions (rund 15cm ) only the desired areas are heated or cooled. Using the hot water bottle does not lead to burns, frostbite, poisoning...
  • It is irreplaceable for many ailments. Ideal for new mothers during pregnancy (massage) and childbirth (compression on the breast and abdomen). Everyone will appreciate it even after visiting the...
Bestseller No. 10
Comfier Massage Chair with Heat - Back Massager with 10 Vibration Motors, Massage Chair Pad, Chair...
  • Vibration Massage, Not SHIATSU -The massage chair with 10 vibrating motors and heat function, provides soothing gentle massage for back, thighs to help relieve stress, tension and muscle tension. It...
  • Customizable Setting -The massage chair pad allows you choose massaging area: Neck,Upper back,Lower back,Seat, combines all of these areas together, all-inclusive 5 programmed modes and 3 variable...
  • Fast Heating - The back massager has heat function on full back and seat area, provides heat therapeutic for back and hips, thighs. It is a nice seat warmer in winter. The back heater and seat heater...
  • Safe & Reliable - The massage seat cushion is equipped with overheat protection thermostat controller that is UL listed, rigorously tested for quality control and safety.The auto shut off feature...
  • Universal Fit -The designed universal size fits for most office chairs. It's included a home adapter for home,office use. Best gifts for Women Men. MONEY BACK GUARANTEE :For any reason, if you are not...

What is a cervical heating pad?

As can be inferred by the name of this device, it is a pad or mat capable of generating heat to be applied to the neck or any other part of the back.

These, as expected, have electronic components that allow you to distribute heat around its entire surface and will enable us to regulate the temperature level we want at a given time.

Although, commonly, they are precisely pads, they can be found in several presentations. Some have small sizes to provide heat to a specific area and be portable, while others have a look that resembles more like a coat or even a blanket, allowing them to bring warmth to more areas at the same time.

Benefits of using a heating pad

The treatment on which the heating pads are based is called thermotherapy. It consists of applying heat to an area with inflammation to stimulate blood circulation in the area, which has an anti-inflammatory effect.

Besides, having a better blood flow also promotes the process of regeneration of the muscles, so recovery after an injury or surgical procedure will be faster.

Finally, heat has a psychosomatic effect, as it helps to relax both the muscles and the mind, eliminating muscle contractures and accumulated stress. All this helps to relieve pain and reduce the factors that cause it.

What is the best heating pad?

Below we present a list with a series of heating pads, all offering features of their own to provide an option for all kinds of preferences and needs, plus we seek to make your search much more straightforward.

MaxKare heating pad

60 x 90cm Electric Heating Pad for Back, Shoulders and Neck Heated with Rapid Heating Technology with 5 Temperature Levels – Automatic Power Off – Machine Washable

Below we have a model similar to the previous one, but with a design that covers the entire back area, from the neck to the lower back, and the chest area.

MaxKare heating pad

It has a total area of 60 x 90 cm and to secure it to the body has magnetic clasps around the chest and two straps of 60 centimetres each to tie around the waist. It is lined with soft flannel to make it comfortable and washable.

With the use of its removable control its power can be varied between 5 different levels, to go from 45 to 65ºC. Also, to prevent overheating, it has an auto power-off system after 120 minutes.

Electric Heating Pad Neck Shoulder and Back Heating Wrap Keep You Warm in Winter with Fast-Heating 5...
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Electric Heating Pad Neck Shoulder and Back Heating Wrap Keep You Warm in Winter with Fast-Heating 5...
  • 【Extra Large & Full-body Warm】 The wrap heating pad (24'' x 33'') delivers penetrating heat to large body areas simultaneously to simply keep you warm in cold days; Designed specially to be worn...
  • 【Hands-free & Ergonomic】 Magnetic clasp and slightly weighted edges help drape the electric heating pad naturally and snugly around the neck and shoulders for hands-free enjoyment; 2 straps (28'')...
  • 【Intelligent Heating/Timer Setting】 Choose among 5 heating levels for exact level of heat you desire; 2 timer settings (1/2 hours) promote safety and energy conservation; The long power cable...
  • 【Super-soft & Washable】 The flannel microplush hugs you with maximum comfort while helping distributing heat more evenly; The detachable controller and the washable fabric material help maintain...
  • 【Safety】 Overheat protection system give a better and safer user experience, a great gift for friends, family, as well yourself.

Pros

  • Full coverage.
  • Various power levels.
  • It has a security system.
  • Easy to secure to the body.

Cons

  • For taller people, it may not cover enough.

Kenex heating pad

Electric heating mat back and neck three levels temperature 60W 40x32cm

To start our list, we have a model that follows a classic design of heating pads.

Kenex heating pad

It has a total surface area of 40 x 32 cm, with a rectangular shape for the area of the back and two small fins at the top with a Velcro strap to attach it around the neck.

It has a cover made of a combination of PVC and wool, which makes it very comfortable on the skin. Besides, this cover is removable, so it is completely washable.

Finally, it has a lateral control that allows you to adjust between 3 heat levels its 60-watt motor.

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Pros

  • Simple and easy to use.
  • Good material.
  • Adjustable power.
  • Economical option.

Cons

  • The motor is not capable of generating too much heat, being insufficient for some.

Hangsung heating pad

To continue, we have an electric type pad again, but with a focus only for the cervical area.

It has a size of 62 x 60 cm. Its surface has a conical shape that allows it to fit over the shoulders, covering the upper back and chest area.

Hangsung heating pad

It is made of high-quality polyester for comfort and has two snaps to secure it around the neck. It can also be inserted directly into the washing machine for cleaning.

The power of the heat can be varied between 3 regulated levels with an effortless control, reaching up to 65ºC. It also has a 90-minute auto-off system to prevent overheating.

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Hangsun Heating Pad Electric for Neck Shoulder Pain Relief TP530 Washable Hot Therapy with 3 Heat...
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Hangsun Heating Pad Electric for Neck Shoulder Pain Relief TP530 Washable Hot Therapy with 3 Heat...
  • ✔ RELIEF YOUR BODY PAIN - The Hangsun TP530 Electric Heat Pad can not only help to warm up your body but can also relieve the pain on your shoulder, neck. Promote your blood circulation, improve...
  • ✔ SOFT & COMFORTABLE TOUCH - With size of 62 cm x 60cm(24.18*23.4 inch) and made by high-quality polyester material which can bring you a soft and comfortable touch for a pleasant using experience
  • ✔ WASHABLE - No need to worry about cleaning. You can drop the heating pads directly into your washing machine for easy cleaning.
  • ✔ 3 LEVELS TEMPERATURE SETTINGS - You can adjust the temperature level to satisfy your different heating needs. 1 slide button switch and clear temperature level display screen make it really simple...
  • ✔ SAFE - 90 Minutes auto-switch-off function plus overheat protection make it safe and worry-free for use.

Pros

  • Quality materials.
  • Temperature regulation.
  • Good value for money.
  • Security system.
  • Completely washable.

Cons

  • The cervical flaps are heated.
  • Some users indicated that the heat output was not as expected.

TheraPAQ Cervical Pad

ThermoPad That Relieves Shoulder Pain And Neck Pain From TheraPAQ – For Natural Moisturizing Therapy Or As A Cold Pack – Microwave Heating Pillow Reusable – Odorless

We now have a heating pad with a different design, specialized in treating the neck and shoulder area.

TheraPAQ Cervical Pad

Unlike the other options on this list, this pad is not electric; instead, it is filled with a good number of clay micro-pearls, which are odourless and non-toxic. These are the ones that carry out the work of giving temperature to the pad, they should only be placed in the microwave or the freezer, allowing to apply both heat and cold therapy.

It has a U-shaped design with a size of 30 x 43 cm to be able to place it comfortably around the neck. And thanks to its soft wool lining, it is very comfortable on the skin and is washable.

Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief Heating Pad by TheraPAQ - Best for Natural Moist Heat Therapy or as...
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Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief Heating Pad by TheraPAQ - Best for Natural Moist Heat Therapy or as...
  • ☑️RELIEVE TENSION, SOOTHE PAIN AND RELAX: Haven’t you had enough with body pain caused by stress, tense muscles, neuralgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? Would you like to relieve tension,...
  • ☑️IDEAL FOR COUNTLESS PURPOSES: This must have body comfort heating pad can be used in many different ways! Apart from being the perfect neck and shoulders warmer, this heat wrap can help you...
  • ☑️ENJOY UNMATCHED COMFORT: This pain relief heating pad features a 30 x 45 cm size which allows it to nicely hug your neck, shoulders and upper back. Moreover, the soft wrap will provide a...
  • ☑️PICK HEAT OR COLD THERAPY: Whether you prefer hot or cold therapy, this pain relief wrap is the perfect choice for you! All you have to do is put it in the microwave or in the freezer for some...
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Pros

  • No electricity required.
  • Comfortable and easy to use.
  • Heat and cold therapy.
  • Good value for money.

Cons

  • So far, no negative features of this pad have been pointed out.

InnovaGoods heating pad

Finally, we have another pad for the entire back and cervical area, passing around the shoulders, with two clasps to secure the front of the chest and an elastic band to adjust it to the height of the hip.

InnovaGoods IG115304 Electric Neck, Shoulder & Back Pad

This has a 100-watt motor that can vary between 3 different levels of intensity. Also, to prevent overheating, it features a 90-minute auto power off system.

It is made of soft polyester to make it comfortable on the skin and so that it can be washed easily, as its total area is 60 x 90 cm.

Pros

  • Different power levels.
  • High-performance engine.
  • Soft and washable material.
  • Easy to use.

Cons

  • May not be long enough for taller people.

Guide to Buying a Cervical Heating Pad

This type of garment can vary significantly between each model, each having specific characteristics. Therefore some factors can be observed to make a choice much more comfortable.

Size

As can be seen in the list of models, there are pads of different sizes that seek to provide warmth to different areas of the body. Therefore it is good to determine the part of the body you want to treat.

Newsumit Heating Cushion Neck and Back Pain Relief 3 Temperature Levels Fast Warming Automatic...
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Newsumit Heating Cushion Neck and Back Pain Relief 3 Temperature Levels Fast Warming Automatic...
  • Soft and comfortable touch – with a size of 63 cm x 42 cm, made from high-quality polyester material, which provides a soft and comfortable grip for a comfortable fit.
  • Released PAIN – The heating pad warms your body and relieves pain in the neck and back. Promotes blood circulation, improves those suffering from arthritis and relaxes their muscles.
  • 3 temperature levels – you can change the temperature level to meet your heating needs. The sliding button and clear temperature display screen make operation very easy.
  • Safety: automatic 90 minutes off function, protection against overheating makes it safe and worry-free for use.
  • Washable – the material is designed so that it can be easily cleaned with damp leather.

Weight

Although most pads are lightweight, there are some such as the larger ones or those with clay beads that can have higher weights, which in cases of injury or bone weakness can affect negatively.

Safety

Since most of this equipment is electrical apparatus that generates heat, they must have safety systems to prevent overheating and causing burns or fires.

innovagoods ig115311 Electric Pad for Neck and Back
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innovagoods ig115311 Electric Pad for Neck and Back
  • Made from polyester; Designed for neck; Back
  • Adjustable elastic strap; Velcro closure
  • Removable handle with; Temperature levels
  • Auto power off; 90 min
  • Power: 100 W; Size: Approx 42 – 63 cm

Brand and quality

As with many other products, the brand may be indicative of the quality vinyl of the pillow. There are even some brands that specialize in this type of devices.

Price

Finally, there is the issue of the value of the pad and the budget available to buy it. Although these are usually not very expensive, some can come at a price that can exceed what you are willing to invest for a heating pad.

Where to buy a heating pad?

Finally, the best place to buy a heating pad is indicated. And as expected, the best option is to go to an online store like Amazon, as they offer a lot of amenities such as the ability to make the purchase from anywhere and receive the package directly at the door of our home.

Whether you’re looking for a solution to back pain, stress results, long hours sitting at a desk or injury, heating pads are one of the best options, and if you choose one of the models on our list, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed.