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Old 04-12-2019, 02:51 AM
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A member of our car club recently had a back ache and was relieving it with a warm gel pack. He decided to heat it up in the microwave , put it on his lower back and sat down. This is where things started to go wrong.

Upon sitting the gel pack burst sending superheated gel into his buttock/anus area. This caused severe burns. He is currently in private hospital in Melbourne recovering and apparently has local anaesthetic to have his dressings changed every couple of days. Recovery is expected to be a protracted process.

Apparently the gel packs are supposed to be heated in warm water and specifcally say not to microwave.Dont let this be you! RTFM!

We have 3 club members in hospital at the moment. This bloke , another guy who got run over by his own tractor, and a third with boring old kidney stones. We are an aged community dedicated to the support of medical industrial complex

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hmm my gel packs by OLD BONES THERAPY say right on then microwave safe. But no more than 45 seconds!!! Doesn't feel to hot till you put in the holder and wrap around my waist
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