Although in the past when people have sought relief from pain, they would go to a drug store and get some pain killers which may help, at least to some degree. Today though there may not be the need to hurry to the drug store at all as the fairly newly introduced biomats may avoid you from feeling those pains or if you do, help relieve them without the need for expensive and often ineffective medications. The mat is made up of 17 different layers and each layer plays a specific role in ensuring that the body’s natural energies are used to their best effect and also ensure that those energies are not wasted in any way. Some layers therefore encourage the production of the energy whilst others secure it in the correct place. Infrared is just one of the energy sources and so a layer of infrared transference is included in the 17 as are thermal protection and preservation layers. Some of the other layers consist of better known materials whilst others are quite unique in their make-up but it is the combination of them all and the order in which they are layered which makes the mats so effective. It has already been proven that these mats can assist with the relief of muscle pain, joint pain including the very common arthritis pains, back pains and others and they have also shown themselves to be able to improve sleep, reduce stress, increase blood circulation and provide a better all over sense of well-being. However, further research is still being carried out to discover if the mats may have other significant health benefits with some research even being carried out to investigate their effects on cancer, if any. Regardless of any ongoing research, the mats have proven themselves of great assistance for those in pain and so already, many clinics and other medical facilities have already taken receipt of at least one mate which they use in some of their treatment programs. The particular mats which the clinics usually opt for are the professional biomats but there are four others which can be bought for use in a home and they are the mini, the single, the queen and the king. Although any one of these is idel and safe to be used at home, the mini is mobile and so can perhaps be moved between the home and an office or taken on a weekend trip as pain does not wait until you return in order to appear, it can make itself known at any time and often does. Although these mats have received rapid popularity in recent months, because they do afford such good pain relief, and in such a natural way, their popularity is expected to grow still further over the coming months and years.