Heating pads have been used to help relieve cramps, muscle aches, and tension--but you can also use one to warm up the bed while you turn down the thermostat at night! We researched and reviewed a number of the best-selling heating pad options to find the best ones. But before you get into our reviews, take a look at these specs to pay attention to when looking for a heating pad.
Dry Heat: Dry heat is a common form of heat therapy, and can be used for a range of aches and ailments.
Moist Heat: Moist heat is a more intensive, penetrating form of heat therapy that some people use occasionally or exclusively.
Washable Cover: Don’t worry about eating or drinking during your heat therapy session when you use a washable heating pad!
Dimensions: For laying on the mattress or covering large areas like your back, a bigger heating pad is obviously better!
Weight: If you want to take it traveling, you may want a lightweight heating pad, but most pads aren’t very heavy.
Warranty: Most heating pads come with five-year warranties that are great to have in case you encounter any issues.
Now that you’re warmed up, let’s get into the reviews! In a rush for your heat therapy fix? Then look over our top pick and budget pick first. If you want to thoroughly compare your options, read the eight additional products that just had to make our list! Let’s heat things up a little!
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Heather Patton is a lead researcher and writer at GeekWrapped. She has been creating high-quality content for over a decade and covers home, lifestyle, beauty, fashion products and more.
Article last updated on:
September 30, 2019