A body part heating system (10) comprises a temperature sensor (28) adapted to measure the temperature of a body part, and a heater (34a, 34b) in communication with the temperature sensor (28). The heater (34a, 34b) is adapted to be activated to heat the body part in response to the temperature sensor (28) sensing the occurrence of a predefined thermal event such as a temperature drop below a predefined level. The heating system (10) may be in the form of a glove and may be used to treat the symptoms of Raynaud's phenomenon.
SLADE ALAN [GB]; KEATCH ROBERT [GB]; GILL ANEEL [GB]; BELCH JILL [GB]; KHAN FAISEL [GB]
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