If you want to target a specific painful area or traditional pain medications are not doing the job, then topical medications are the potential solution. Ranging from patches to gels and creams, topical treatments can provide localized pain relief. An added bonus is that these treatments are typically safe and effective.
Delivering medication to the source of pain is often accomplished by taking a pill. The chemicals in the pill get absorbed into the system and can then attack the pain. Sometimes this oral route of medication delivery is not the best way. Sometimes a topical medication is more appropriate for an individual pain treatment plan. Ideal candidates…