The SootheAway system provides continuous hot or cold therapy through an electric-powered unit and targeted heating/cooling pads. Water flows through the unit and into the pads at a steady temperature.
I ordered the front and side pad and the occipital pad to start, as I know these regions are where I most frequently need cold or ice packs.
The SootheAway website is packed with information about the product, including a demo video, photos and suggested uses. They also provide a packet of information you can download in PDF form to seek insurance pre-approval or post-purchase reimbursement through your doctor. You should be able to find answers to all of your questions there.
If you're considering making this purchase, there is a $100 discount available on the unit through Migraine.com. Just use code MIGRCOM before May 6, 2011. You can order online or by phone.
I'm excited to get mine and try it out. I'll certainly provide a review and let you all know how it works out.
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Content by Diana E. Lee.DISCLAIMER: Nothing on this site constitutes medical or legal advice. I am a patient who is engaged and educated and enjoys sharing my experiences and news about migraines, pain and depression. Please consult your own health care providers for advice on your unique situation.