Since the days of cavemen, two remedies for pain have existed: heat and ice . Imagine the caveman after hunting all day coming back to the cave with a sore back. He’d probably put his back to the fire to warm it up or find a chunk of ice to rub the soreness away. Those in pain naturally find the things that help to relieve the pain. But in the current age of pill bottles and needles, remedies of old are being forgotten. People often forget to try them or just don’t know when or how to use them. Heat and/or ice therapy are just as useful as they used to be back in the days of hunting, gathering and man’s first episode of pain.
During your episode of pain after doing something that you might regret doing, you may wonder what works best, heat or ice? Actually, both have been shown to effectively reduce pain. Ice lollies reduce the pain after tonsillectomies . 1 Ice relieves the pain after knee replacement surgery . 2 The coldness constricts blood vessels, reduces swel...
Generic Name: METHYLSALICYLATE/MENTHOL - TOPICAL Pronounced: (METH-ill-sal-ISS-ill-ate/MEN-thall) Arctic Heat Pain Relief Top Uses
This product is used to treat minor aches and pains of the
muscles/joints (e.g., arthritis, backache, sprains). Menthol and methyl
salicylate are known as counterirritants. They work by causing the skin to feel
cool and then warm. These feelings on the skin distract you from feeling the
aches/pains deeper in your muscles, joints, and tendons.
How To Use Arctic Heat Pain Relief Top
Follow all directions on the product package. If you are
uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or
This medication is for use on the skin only. Do not apply
near the eyes, mouth, nose, or genitals, and be careful not to touch those
areas while the medication is on your hands. If you do get the medication in
those areas, flush with plenty of water. Wash your hands well before inserting
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