Find the hot (or cold) spot when choosing a topical analgesic — one of the most common and effective treatments against pain and inflammation is…
Because this level of chronic pain can be so debilitating, whether high-impact or not, it can send those experiencing it in search for relief. Menthol is one option to consider.
Topical NSAID, usually in the form of creams or gels, are applied to the surface of the skin at the localized area of the painful joint.
The opioid crisis in the U.S. has led to a demand for natural treatments for pain, especially back pain. One of the most promising is cannabidiol (CBD), the active ingredient in many new topical pain-relief products. Becoming knowledgeable about CBD and its uses is a way you can serve your patients and give them an alternative for dealing with their pain.
Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) is one of the most common ingredients in a wide variety of analgesic and decongestant medications. Derived from the wood of the camphor laurel tree, which is found throughout Asia, Camphor has been used for centuries as an antiseptic, decongestant, and cough suppressant, among other uses. However, it is most commonly used as an analgesic.