Why Sitting is the New Smoking

May 2, 2016

Feeling healthy and proud to have kicked the cigarette habit, we now have something more to worry about out.  Researchers claim that too much time sitting in a chair – like most of us do in the workplace – could lead to an early death.  What’s worse, the Annals of Internal Medicine study says that […]

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Salonpas Close-up with Mak Takano

April 24, 2016

Mak Takano is a private trainer with a B.A. in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology and an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Redlands in California with over three decades of physical fitness training and Martial Arts experience.  Training professional athletes, Hollywood actors and people seeking better holistic lifestyle thru fitness. Mak is […]

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Integrative Pain Management Trend

April 18, 2016

A new trend in pain management is taking a holistic look at the patient with the option of trying a broad array of non-surgical techniques.  Meet Dr. Douglas Allen, a dual board certified doctor in both physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional pain management whose New York Pain Medicine and Physical Therapy practice houses physical […]

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Check Your Symptoms to Find Best Product for Aches & Pains

April 11, 2016

When you are in pain, it is important to check your symptoms to find the best Salonpas® product for your aches and pains.  We invite you to use the online Salonpas® symptom checker to locate your aches and pains. Just hover over the affected areas and see our recommended products.  You can also browse through […]

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Ending Chronic Pain

April 4, 2016

Are you experiencing pain for several months or longer?  If the answer is affirmative, you are a chronic pain suffer.  Chronic pain affects from 42 to 50 million Americans, according to the American Pain Foundation. What causes chronic pain, and what can you do about it? For some people, their chronic pain is due to an […]

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Lyme Disease Flourishes in Warm Weather

March 24, 2016

As the weather gets warmer and gardening, camping and hiking become anticipated activities, ticks are ready to bite.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease in the US every year which is spread by the bite of an infected tick.  People living or visiting in New […]

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Taming Bursitis and Tendinitis Inflammation

March 21, 2016

Bursitis and tendinitis are conditions that cause swelling around muscles and bones.  How do people get bursitis and tendinitis?  What can people do to treat the pain of bursitis and tendinitis? What parts of the body are most affected?  What exercises are recommended to treat it?  Salonpas® interviewed leading doctors and physical therapists to learn […]

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Motor Vehicle Accident Injury: the Importance of Pain Management

March 14, 2016

Though every car accident yields different injuries for each person, there are many common injuries caused by collisions. Even if you are in a simple fender bender, it is important you visit your doctor and receive a physical evaluation as soon as possible. Some injuries are not felt immediately, but could be detrimental to your […]

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You Have ‘Gout’ to be Kidding – Many Still Suffer from Gout

March 4, 2016

Gout is one of the earliest diseases recognized by humankind.  Sometimes referenced as the ‘disease of the kings’ because only the rich and powerful could afford a diet that was decadent enough to trigger gout pain. “Fifty-two million people in the US suffer from some form of arthritis and gout accounts for 16% of arthritis […]

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Easing the Pain of Achy Joints

February 29, 2016

Stiff, achy joints pretty much go hand in hand with aging, but complaints tend to skyrocket right around menopause, according to the North American Menopause Society. Inflammation brought on by hormone changes may be to blame.  Why do both men and women get achy joints as they age?  And why are even younger people sometimes afflicted […]

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