Chiropractic Care Blog
Benefits and Uses of Pain Relieving Gels
When you suffer from achy joints, arthritis, or muscle pain, every motion or step you give you a jolt of pain or annoying discomfort. All you want is relief, and you want it in a hurry. That's why topical skin gels may be the answer you're looking for.
Topical gels are absorbed through your skin. Wherever you are hurting is where you want to direct the pain relieving gel. Because these are absorbed right into your skin, they do best when rubbed over joint areas, which are close to the skin's surface.
One of the gels used for pain relief is Biofreeze. Developed by a medical professional, Biofreeze is safe, quick, and effective. The active ingredient in Biofreeze is cooling menthol, which helps effectively to reduce the effects of muscle and joint strain and pain.
Biofreeze can be used on many different areas for quick pain relief. Try it on knee, hip, or elbow joint pain, sore muscles, and easing any pains you have in your neck, shoulders, or back.
Another pain relieving gel to try is called Cryoderm. This also provides a cooling treatment to any swollen muscles, or those that are contracted. If you have a lot of tightness or stiffness in muscles that feel as if they cannot be stretched out, then Cryoderm may help significantly.
Cryoderm also contains Arnica, which is helpful in reducing swelling, edema, bruising, and contusions.
If you have a diagnosis of muscle sprains or arthritis, these topical pain relievers may be just what you're looking for. Best of all, they are natural and safe to use when applied as directed by the instructions provided.
There's always a safe solution to your muscle aches and pains. Try something with some cooling relief, that will have you feeling like your old self in no time.