Gels, sprays, creams, and pain relief patches, we've heard about them all! They all contain some form of topical pain relief chemical that helps our bodies reduce inflammation, injuries, and/or pain. These topical pain relievers can offer many benefits that over-the-counter and prescription oral medications cant. Let take a look below to see what some of these benefits are.
1. Precise targeting.
Unlike oral medications, which must be digested and can affect the entire body, topical pain relievers have the ability to target specific body parts. Localizing pain relief is incredibly useful. All you need to do is simply apply the topical pain reliever the affected area and wait for it to activate.
2. A Fast Reaction Time.
Topical pain relievers are absorbed through the skin instead of the circulatory system. They can have a faster activation time than many oral pain relievers. In most cases, you can start to feel it almost instantly or in just a few minutes! Joints such as: elbows, knees, and ankles can absorb topical pain relievers fast. They can reduce inflammation and show positive effects quicker than oral pain relievers.
3. Pain relief for multiple types of injuries.
Topical pain relief medications have been developed to specifically address different kinds of pain or injuries. They can be used to treat nerve and muscle pain, inflamed tendons, and much more.
4. Lower risk of drug tolerance.
Over long periods of use, the body can become accustomed to an oral medications effects. This can result in them becoming less and less effective and potentially harmful to the body. Topical pain relievers can provide an effective alternative to combat this issue. If you are worried about oral pain medication, you may benefit from selecting one of out pain relief products. These are specially formulated for fast acting topical pain relief. They may be able to help with conditions such as arthritis, muscle pain, neuropathy, and more. Get in touch with myDerm today, and we’ll discuss some of our fast acting solutions.