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.
I've discussed Actemra often in this blog, and once again it has been in the news: the British medical journal The Lancet earlier this... Read more »
My life has been pretty much like the title of the play "Stop the World -- I Want To Get Off!" In spite of my detailed records and... Read more »
A snapping hip can cause deep groin pain, burning in the groin, or a popping/snapping sensation that can be quite painful. It often doesn't respond... Read more »
Complex regional pain syndrome is a little understood but very painful syndrome that can begin after a seemingly minor injury. What makes this... Read more »
1. Practice good hygiene. Keep your body clean, wash your hands frequently and try to avoid touching the sores. 2. Take salt baths. This method can... Read more »