Monthly Archives: August 2015

Pain Proverbs Provide Poignant Pragmatism

The Salonpas® brand is all about alleviating physical pain with the world’s best topical analgesic treatments.   It sometimes helps to read  quotations about physical pain by famous people through the centuries to get another perspective.  Please find some “painfully provocative” quotations which examine both physical and emotional pain: [caption id="attachment_1445" align="alignnone" width="150"] Saint Augustine[/caption] “The great evil is… Read More
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Pain Management Tips for “Desk Jockeys”

Are you a “desk jockey” who spends far too much time at your desk?  What toll does excessive sitting and computer work take on the body?  What can desk jockeys do as preventative measures and how can they reverse existing pain problems such as neck and back tension? Salonpas® interviewed doctors and wellness experts on ways to fix an aching back and neck. … Read More
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Top Ways to Reduce Body Weight and Back Pain

Episodes of musculoskeletal pain, and specifically, back pain, are prevalent among the nearly one-third of Americans classified as obese according to the American Obesity Association.  What are some practical tips and guidelines for overweight people to use exercise, diet and weight loss to reduce their back pain? Why does excess body weight result in physical pain for some people?  “If you… Read More
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Finding Pain Relief from Fibromyalgia

While it has no cure, fibromyalgia is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain and fatigue that can interfere with a person’s ability to carry on with daily activities.  Making matters worse, there are some people who believe that fibromyalgia is a made-up illness.  Sorting fact from fiction and, we sought out the best fibromyalgia treatment options from doctors. … Read More
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