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how long do docs recommend i should i leave a heating pad on a sore shoulder/tendonitis?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Less than an hour: Multiple times a day is fine on low or medium towel or sheet between skin and device to avoid burn it' s for comfort so if uncomfortable stop.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2017

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