About Pain Relieving Creams

July 07, 2022

Pain rubs and ointments are available to assist relieve pain by suppressing the sensation. Creams containing arnica, calendula, Boswellia and/or menthol, for example, can reduce inflammation and help de-sensitize the pain pathways in the affected area. Rubbing Dots Pain Relieving Cream is a good example of these creams.

According to research, topical treatments may be just as beneficial as oral medications. Many of them were far more effective than the placebo. These drugs are available in various forms, including gels, creams, patches, and more. In one study, patients who used menthol,  or lavender essential oil ointments with acupressure and massage saw a reduction in pain.

Every brand's effectiveness and negative effects can differ from one person to the next. Depending on the brand, you may get skin discomfort. Before applying a full application, patch tests (apply a small amount and wait 24 hours to see if you have any negative effects).

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