Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 871
Rated 4 out of 5 by QVCshopping gal great heating pad
I actually bought this heating pad for my husband who is going through physical therapy for an arthritis flare up in his neck. (years of football back in the day are catching up to him) Although we usually use thermacare pads when we need some heat therapy because we are not tethered to a cord, This is a nice cozy alternative. I would have rated it 5 stars but I am a little disappointed that it is not longer in the back. Still, we like it enough to keep it.
I am an ultrasound tech who often comes home with a cramp in the muscle just above my shoulder blades after a long day of work.. I have found this heating pad gives gentle relief. I like the choice of settings and the highest heat is not too high for me...the velour cover helps spread out the heat.
Rated 1 out of 5 by SiameseMum Too Small to be effective
Earlier in the year, I purchased another Sunbeam Heating pad that was three times the size of this one and thought that was what I was purchasing again. Instead, I got this and am very disappointed in the size of it - way to small for an adult. I will be more careful in the future when ordering and not really looking at the dimensions of the product.
Rated 2 out of 5 by marijam Shorter version not worth the money
I had the longer version that actually covers the shoulder blades. I made the mistake of washing it and it stopped working so I bought what I thought was the same thing. It isn't the same thing at all because it's much, much shorter. It's too short now. It needs to be long enough to cover the shoulder blades and it does not. They are charging the price of the longer version for this shorter version and it's just not worth it. I'm keeping it because it's better than nothing but I won't buy another one, not one that is this short length. They need to bring back the longer version.
Rated 5 out of 5 by mikon OH MY
This is a gift from God for anyone that has shoulder and neck pain! There is nothing else on the market that works as well as this does. I'd love to see it a little larger so that it covers more area, but even without the extra width, it's worth 10 stars.
Rated 5 out of 5 by ZuZu7 Perfect Christmas Gift!
Every year at Christmas, I struggle on what gifts to give my 93 year old father-in-law. I usually purchase practical items that I think would be beneficial. Came across this heating pad and immediately thought of his complaints of having cold shoulders even with a sweater on. He LOVES it! It was the perfect gift. The fact that it snuggly fits his shoulders so it is not always slipping off was great!
Rated 2 out of 5 by April49 Just not big enough.
This is just not big enough. The part that goes up the back of the neck is very thick and stiff; this make it very hard to lean back and relax as it digs into your head. It doesn't go far enough over the shoulders or down the back.
Rated 5 out of 5 by caliecat Great Product
Took a chance and ordered this for my shoulder and neck pain. Was worried about the fit but it was fine. Love the magnetic close. It does work and the heat was excellent. Got the eggplant and love the color. Bought the longer one for my son for Christmas for his lower back pain and he loved it. Wish it would come back in stock as I want one too. There is a place for both of these products in our lives.
Rated 1 out of 5 by sharaya should have sent it back
flimsy - really disappointed - the design looks like a good idea but the execution isn't - really awkward to use - the neck piece falls over - the shoulder pieces slide so you have to lean on it (or lie on your stomach!) - about the only thing it does well is heat up...
Rated 5 out of 5 by Claire31 Huge improvement over the older heating pads
Excellent design. Fits perfectly over the shoulders and around the neck, it's soft and comfortable, stays in place thanks to magnetic connector, and has controls within easy reach at the mid-point in the cord. What's not to love?
Rated 1 out of 5 by nlcourt Quit Working
I hadn't had this thing for 3 months when it quit working. Apparently, I got a lemon.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Fally Do Not Waste Your $$
Was looking forward to this product. Thought it would help with major shoulder problems and associated neck pain. It would have been if it wasn't so stiff and uncomfortable to use. Waste of $$, so back it went.
Rated 2 out of 5 by 2005 DO NOT LIKE
I wish I had used this pad more before time to return. I don't understand why they padded the shoulders so much and then put a thin cover over the neck portion so that to get enough heat your neck is burning and the shoulders barley warm if at all. More often than not if one's shoulders are hurting then so is the back of the neck. It also needs to be about 2" longer so the meeting point comes together easily. Thus with all these problems the product is way too expensive. It is a good idea but needs much more design and work. I must say I was a bit resistant to buy it because I have never found Sunbeam heat pads well made or useful, and now I know once more don't buy Sunbeam heat products.