Reducing Cold Weather Pain

December 11, 2017

Does cold weather cause pain?  Some studies have found a correlation between cold and damp days and arthritis flare-ups. Other research suggests changes in barometric pressure worsen knee pain in people with arthritis, while colder temps can cause painful changes in joint fluid thickness. Cold weather can shrink the tissues causing them to pull on […]

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Holiday Gremlins Be Gone:  Tips for a Safer Shopping Season

November 27, 2017

  As the holiday season gets into full swing, so do the crooks and predators whose idea of “holiday cheer” features mayhem, misdeeds and misdemeanors.   Salonpas shares the following tips for a safer shopping experience to ensure a joyous holiday season for all: Strut While You Shop – Thieves and predators are on the lookout […]

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Thanksgiving Tidings from Salonpas

November 20, 2017

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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Reducing Sciatica Pain

November 13, 2017

Do you have sciatica?  If you do, you know the symptoms of sciatica include leg pain—and possibly tingling, numbness, or weakness—that originate in the lower back and travel through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of each leg. Sciatica is not a diagnosis but a symptom of an underlying medical condition. […]

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Reducing Fibromyalgia Symptoms with Dr. Teitelbaum

November 6, 2017

Fibromyalgia is a common neurologic health problem that causes widespread pain and tenderness and sensitivity to touch. The pain and tenderness can come and go, and move about the body. Most often, people with this chronic illness are fatigued and have sleep problems. Nearly 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia with many more women than men […]

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How To Deal With DOMS

October 30, 2017

  (NAPS)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to stay healthy, adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking every week, as well as muscle-strengthening activities on two or more days a week that work all major muscle groups. Fortunately, you don’t have to let a few […]

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Five Helpful Tips For Staying Fit And Fantastic After Age 50

October 23, 2017

(NAPS)—About one in every three Americans is age 50 or older. If you or someone you care about is among them—or hopes to be someday—it may be wise to heed these five hints on keeping healthy, active and pain-free as you age. They come from Dr. Bob Arnot, an award-winning author of 12 books on […]

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Frequently Asked Questions with Dr. Bob Arnot

October 16, 2017

Dr. Bob Arnot, M.D., medical doctor, is an award-winning journalist, author of twelve books on nutrition and health, host of the Dr. Danger reality TV series, and previously Chief Medical Correspondent for NBC and CBS News, and Chief Foreign Correspondent for MSNBC and NBC. Dr. Arnot’s most recent book is “Change Your Coffee, Change Your Life.” His broadcast accomplishments have […]

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Salonpas Expands Lidocaine Product Line with Introduction of Salonpas® Lidocaine Plus Pain Relieving Cream and the Salonpas® Lidocaine Plus Pain Relieving Liquid.

October 9, 2017

Hisamitsu America, a division of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., and the manufacturers of the popular, unscented Salonpas® Lidocaine 4% Pain Relieving Patch, the top-selling product in the lidocaine segment, announce the Lidocaine Plus product line with the introduction of the Salonpas® Lidocaine Plus Pain Relieving Cream and the Salonpas® Lidocaine Plus Pain Relieving Liquid. “The […]

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Lidocaine for Pain Relief

October 2, 2017

Lidocaine is taking the pain management world by storm.  In 2013, prescription lidocaine patch sales were $1.5 billion in the United States according to data from IMS.  reports, that, “lidocaine is a highly effective pain reliever and its unique non-narcotic and non-addictive properties make it a benign alternative to opioids, without the risks and devastating […]

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