With the arrival of the cold weather, comes the different types of cold diseases such as arthritis, gastrointestinal diseases etc. Medical specialist points out that it is a good time to take heat therapy to treat some cold diseases in winter. So what is heat therapy? What kind of diseases does it indicate? Let the specialist from Clifford Hospital introduce for you the technique?
It is known that heat therapy can broadly be classified into modern and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy.
According to Prof. Lu Yimin, Director, Hyperthermia Center, Clifford Hospital, modern heat therapy means heating up tissues in the physical body, using modern high-tech medical equipment, monitoring technology and a variety of heat sources in treating benign diseases as well as in treating cancer. It is effective, non-toxic and side-effect free.