Happy Thanksgiving from Salonpas!

November 19, 2018

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, it is an ideal time to reflect on what we are thankful for.  At Salonpas, we are thankful for our customers who are thoughtful, engaging and communicative.  To help celebrate this holiday, we are sharing some of our favorite quotations which explore gratitude: “Be thankful for what you have; […]

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How to Sleep with Pain

November 12, 2018

Managing pain during sleep is a way of life for many people who suffer from chronic back and neck pain. Chronic pain can make sleeping difficult, and some research shows that difficulty sleeping can make pain seem worse. Your doctor may be able to identify the causes of your pain, administer therapeutic treatment for alleviation […]

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Dr. Bob Arnot and Dr. Jeffrey Gudin Talk Topical First

November 5, 2018

In 2015, the number of opioids prescribed was enough for every American to be medicated around-the-clock for three weeks. The majority of drug overdose deaths (more than 6 out of 10) involve an opioid. Prescription NSAIDS can also lead to serious health issues. But chronic pain needs to be addressed. One answer might be found […]

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First, Do No Harm – Topical First!

October 29, 2018

As an important step in becoming a doctor, medical students must take the Hippocratic Oath. And one of the promises within that oath is “first, do no harm” (or “primum non nocere,” the Latin translation from the original Greek.)  When treating patients with pain, do no harm means that doctors should explore the safest possible […]

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Managing Moderate Pain Three Ways

October 15, 2018

(NAPS)—Latest research reveals that up to 90 percent of pain sufferers don’t get the relief they’re looking for with their current pain medication—but you don’t have to be among them. While everyone experiences pain differently, managing it may be simpler than many people realize. Understanding Pain Assessment First, it helps to know what sort of […]

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Meet Dr. Lindsey Elmore: An Unconventional Pharmacist

October 1, 2018

Meet Salonpas® Wellness Warrior, Dr. Lindsey Elmore, a pharmacist and wellness expert, who is dedicated to helping people understand there is no wrong answer – there is only your answer. She came to this conclusion herself after deciding to stop looking externally for answers to life’s most important questions – because in fact, there is […]

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Keep Away from GRAS – Meet Salonpas Wellness Warrior – Dr. Popa

September 24, 2018

In her new book, Keep Away from GRAS: Generally Recognized As Safe, Salonpas Wellness Warrior, Dr. Marcela Magda Popa,  draws from her 16 years as a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician and her own experience as a patient suffering from autoimmune arthritis, breast abnormalities, and migraine headaches to raise awareness of the harmful effects that common […]

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Top Three Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain

September 17, 2018

Lower back pain hurts. It not only bodily discomfort, but can cause stress, affect us at home and work, and affect how we interact with family and with friends. Here’s our top three tips to reduce lower back pain: Get Restorative ZZZ’s Approximately two-thirds of people with chronic back pain suffer from some type of sleep […]

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Top Ways to Reduce Arthritic Pain

September 10, 2018

Arthritis occurs from inflammation in your joints. With overuse or injury, cartilage on the end of the joints can break down, causing a narrowing of the joint space and the bones to rub together. This can lead to swelling, stiffness, and possibly osteoarthritis, the most common and typical type of arthritis. Another type of arthritis […]

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Labor Day Celebration

September 3, 2018

Today as we celebrate Labor Day, which is a Federal holiday that celebrates American workers and their social and economic achievements, let’s take some time to appreciate our great country.  While many of us will rush out to the stores to catch the Labor Day sales, it’s also a great time to reflect and appreciate […]

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