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Oral medication vs Topical analgesics

“What you don't know will not hurt you?” The question now: Should you use oral or topical medication? Well, the facts to consider are as follows: Both pills and topical analgesic gels block the transmission of pain signals to the brain. Topical analgesic gels however have many significant advantages you [...]

Common Causes of Pain

Patients are under the misconception that muscle and joint pain is primarily from activities such as gym or running. The truth is the majority of muscle and joint pain is derived from daily activities involving lifting, handling or poor posture. Looking down at your phone Your neck supports the [...]

Sprains and Strains

Sprains occur when ligaments, which join one bone to another, are torn or overstretched, commonly affecting ankles, wrists and knees. Strains are when muscles are damaged or pulled through overuse or over-exertion, such as heavy lifting or sudden movement, commonly affecting hamstrings or the muscles of the back. Most [...]

Non-Serious Arthritic Conditions

Non-serious osteoarthritis relates to cartilage breakdown in the joint which may cause pain and inflammation. Joint deterioration can be caused by factors such as ageing, the body’s wear and tear, past joint injuries, body weight, family history or female gender. Inflammation is the body’s natural way of starting the [...]

Inflammatory Muscle and Joint Pain

Muscle or joint inflammation is characterized by swelling, stiffness, non-specific pain, soreness or weakness. Inflammation is the body’s natural way of starting the healing process. Symptoms of acute inflammation include pain, swelling, heat, redness or function loss. Applying Deep Relief Anti-inflammatory Gel can provide targeted, cooling, soothing pain and inflammation [...]

Inflammatory Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint, affecting many of us. Back pain can be caused by many factors including ageing, the body’s wear and tear, strains and minor injuries, muscular issues, poor posture, incorrectly lifting heavy objects, day-to-day stresses, over tiring muscles whilst playing sports or even sleeping [...]

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