Pain brings suffering to the entire body right? Do you know how to treat pain? Well, how does our body react towards pain? Body’s defense system triggers a spontaneous response to withdraw from a painful inducement and develop mechanisms to fight it in future. Ignoring this unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony, will render your life much more problematic and painful. Three symptoms are related to pain: suffering, sleeplessness, and sadness.

When untreated, or under-treated, pain can create an extreme rise in pain levels and anxiety. There are two kinds of lower back pain:

Acute pain;

It’s felt shortly. It may last for few minutes or hours and after taking a remedy may disappear. Caused by injuries such as cuts, sprains, wounds, strains, and fractures; it can occur as an unpleasant sensory and emotional encounter associated with real or possible tissue damage; as proven by¬†

Chronic pain;

Caused by lesions, conditions, and illnesses; such as rheumatic and arthritis.

So, Why you Should Use Anti-inflammatory Pain Patches?

  • It gives immediate symptomatic relief to patients suffering from acute pain.
  • Have ingredients that give relief to those suffering from chronic pain such as arthritis and rheumatism
  • The application also helps to relieve muscular pain.
  • The patches work not only on the painful spot but also on the whole area around it.
  • They can work for 24 to 48-hour effect.
  • The micro-perforated support allows normal skin perspiration.
  • Most of them have been tested and found to be hypoallergenic.
  • You can combine them with the other painkiller tablets for they have a synergistic effect.
  • The application according to necessity and direct fixing to the skin is simple.
  • Have a pleasant smell, not at all annoying to bearer and people around.

Examples of Anti-inflammatory Pain Patches;

One example is the Thermocare heat wrap designed to help manage arthritis flare-ups with 12 hours of heat. Heat discs in the Thermocare contain a mixture of iron, charcoal, salt, and water, which when exposed to air, gives off consistent heat for 12 hours.

The heat increases local blood circulation delivering oxygen and nutrients to the knee and promotes healing. These wraps have been compared with ibuprofen and acetaminophen in clinical trials. Thermocare provided 38% more pain relief than acetaminophen and significantly improved ranged of motion (68%) compared to ibuprofen.

Some patients also report that the use of patches containing lidocaine (Lidoderm) are effective in controlling OA pain. These patches can be worn for 12 hours followed by a 12-hour break. While Lidoderm for OA of the knee associated pain is not an FDA approved indication, it appears to be effective for many patients. Since there is the chance of systemic absorption, patients with a cardiac history should use this only under direct medical supervision.

In conclusion, if you are in pain do not isolate yourself; do not let your friends or members of your family misunderstand you, or worse still, not believe that you are in pain. Keep close watch over your health. Pain is controllable and if you develop any side effect with the anti-inflammatory pain patches see a specialist immediately.