Pain relief patches: which ones to choose
More and more people, when they have severe muscle, joint or back pain, try to relieve the pain with the pain-relieving patches. There are different brands and types on the market, so it may be useful to know the elements to distinguish and choose them. In this time of smart working, many are suffering from back pain resulting from poor postures and remedial postures.
Basically, there are two types of pain relief patches:
- those medicated, that contain an active ingredient that has anti-inflammatory action.
The active ingredient, once released through the skin, acts deeply to soothe pain.
- Those thermal Which relieve pain by using heat.
Among the patches for muscle and joint pain, you can try the following Nuroflex Ibuprofen-based. Also based on ibuprofen are pain-relieving patches Dicloreum unidie for local treatment of painful and inflammatory states of rheumatic or traumatic nature of joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
In addition to inflammation
As well as for inflammation of joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, pain-relieving patches Flector, based on diclofenac sodium, are recommended when you have back pain.
And again for back pain, you can try the patches Transact based on Flurbiprofen or even those Voltadol based on diclofenac sodium (these are also indicated for the treatment of painful and inflammatory states of rheumatic or traumatic nature of joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments).
Again, very effective are patches for back pain Dicloreum based on diclofenac hydroxyethylpyrrolidine; they can also be used in cases of tendinitis, bursitis, epicondylitis, fibrositis and torticollis.
Among the warming patches useful in cases of back pain and muscle pain caused by the accumulation of muscle tension are the back wraps of the Thermal care.
All of these patches should be applied to the area of interest (i.e., where the pain is felt) and left on for a period of 8 to 24 hours (just read the directions on the package insert).
To remove the patch, it will be sufficient to wet it lightly and gently tear it off.