DIY Heating Pad: How to Make Your Own Heat Therapy at Home
Heat therapy is a great way to relieve pain tension in your muscles. But if you don’t have access to a heating pad you can make your own at home. Here’s how to make a DIY heating pad that you can use for heat therapy.
What You’ll Need
To make your own heating pad you’ll need the following materials:
- Fabric (cotton or flannel)
- Needle thread
Step 1: Cut the Fabric
Cut the fabric into a square or rectangle that’s large enough to cover the area you want to apply heat therapy to. Make sure the fabric is big enough to fit around the area.
Step 2: Sew the Edges
Sew the edges of the fabric together to create a pouch. Make sure the stitches are tight secure.
Step 3: Fill the Pouch with Rice
Fill the pouch with rice. Make sure the pouch is filled evenly that there are no gaps.
Step 4: Sew the Pouch Closed
Sew the pouch closed. Make sure the stitches are tight secure.
Step 5: Heat the Pouch
Heat the pouch in the microwave for 1-2 minutes. Make sure the pouch is not too hot before applying it to your skin.
Step 6: Apply the Heating Pad
Apply the heating pad to the area you want to apply heat therapy to. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
Making your own DIY heating pad is a great way to get heat therapy at home. With just a few simple materials you can make your own heating pad enjoy the benefits of heat therapy.