Two parts to the question – 1) Define wet vs dry heat. 2) Who cares?
Can somebody clearly define the difference between “wet heat” and “dry heat” in regard to heating pads and similar things? My massage therapist recommended “wet heat” and said that would include a thing containing buckwheat that you heat in the microwave. If it’s not actually wet then how is that “wet heat”? Is a hot water bottle considered “wet heat” or “dry heat”, since the water does not touch your skin?
Also, in regard to therapy and/or soothing for muscles/tendons/whatever, why does it matter if the heat is wet or dry? If it’s “wet heat” where no moisture is touching your skin, who cares if it’s wet or dry?