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.
In a prior entry, I discussed Voltaren Gel. But there are some other prescription topical agents worth talking about this fine morning. Again, these medications have the potential to help all sorts of patients, but they may be particularly useful in those patients who have contraindications to the systemic side effects of pills. Then again,…