I’m sure a lot of people have used the microwaveable neck warmers, the ones that are filled with rice, beans or some other filler that can be heated up and placed on your shoulders to provide soothing heat.
I know I have one and I use it religiously.
In fact I use it so often that my roomate complains about how much energy the microwave is using! He is somewhat of a “heat Nazi” though, I shivered and froze through most of this past winter thankful that it is finally starting to warm up in the NorthEast!
The problem with these particular neck warmers however, is that the heat fades rather quickly, especially if the surrounding air temperature is cool. I end up using it for 5 very soothing minutes and having to keep putting back in the microwave, sometimes 2 or 3 times in a row.
My most problematic area of muscle pain and soreness is in my shoulders so I finally started searching for a better solution. Initially I was looking for an electronic version of the neck warmer. If there are electric heating pads and heating blankets it should be relatively easy to get an electric neck warmer right?
Turns out not that easy.
I did a solid 20 min of looking before I settled on a product that I’m excited about. I’m not exactly sure about how it works or if it plugs into a power source but I do know that it has 4-1/2 stars on over a 100 reviews on Amazon which made the decision to part with $63.39 a little bit easier. The price is a bit more money than the $30 – $40 range I was hoping for but pain relief is always a good investment!!!
I thought the picture provided made the product look a little flimsy but you can’t argue with over a 100 people right? I guess I’ll find out when it arrives!
I’ll do an updated review after I test it out!