Patriot Day – Never Forget

September 11, 2017

Patriot Day is a day the US remembers the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.  This day is commonly referred to as 9-11.  It is believed that 2,977 people died in the attacks. President George W. Bush proclaimed September 11th Patriot Day in 2002. Patriot Day (Sept 11) Facts * On September 11th, US Flags should […]

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Happy Labor Day from Salonpas!

September 4, 2017

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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Meet Cupping Therapy Wellness Warrior: Stella Rubinshteyn

August 28, 2017

For most of us, the first time we heard of cupping therapy was when Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was spotted poolside with strange reddish purple circles on his body, and we learned that the marks were a therapy he had had performed on purpose.  Meet Salonpas® Wellness Warrior Stella Rubinshteyn, founder of  who was introduced to cupping when she […]

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Mental Health Wellness Warrior – Athena Collins

August 21, 2017

A testament to resilience in the face of a disabling mental illness, meet Athena (Tina) Saratsiotis Collins, a Salonpas Wellness Warrior who is on a journey of recovery from Schizophrenic Affective Disorder. Tina, who has been both a full-time caregiver to her parents and has worked with in-home caregivers for many years now, has a powerful […]

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Reduce Summer Pain

August 14, 2017

Heat and humidity affect people with chronic pain because some people with these conditions have difficulty regulating their system with extreme changes of temperature and moisture in the air. Some tips on how to reduce chronic pain during the summer months: Keep Cool Fluctuations in temperature can trigger joint pain and extreme shifts can put additional […]

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Top Four Ways to Ensure Sound Slumber

August 7, 2017

Everyone feels better after a great night’s rest.  There is no replacement for getting at least eight hours of sleep every night.  But how can we ensure that we get to sleep quickly and stay asleep?  Leading wellness professionals share their tips and techniques on ensuring a deep and restorative sleep, even if you are […]

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Tips to Beat Your Sugar Addiction

July 31, 2017

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, is a board certified internist and nationally known expert in the fields of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, sleep, and pain. He is also director of the Practitioners Alliance Network and the author of numerous books, including The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution and Pain Free 1-2-3.   If you are hooked on sugar, […]

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Holistic Ways to Reduce Your Body’s Inflammation

July 24, 2017

Inflammation is the leading cause of death in the United States and some doctors and nutritionists believe that the Standard American Diet (SAD) is the leading culprit. “But inflammation can easily be decreased in your body by making some simple dietary shifts,” says Erin Clifford, a Chicago-based holistic wellness coach.  Clifford’s top tips include: Decrease […]

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Meet WaterAid CEO: Sarina Prabasi

July 17, 2017

The Salonpas® “Wellness Warriors” series connects with people on the forefront of health and wellness. In this installment, we speak to Sarina Prabasi, CEO, WaterAid America, the world’s largest international, non-profit dedicated exclusively to helping the world’s poorest people gain long-term access to safe drinking water, toilets and effective hygiene education.  WaterAid’s history stretches back […]

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Meet Gout Expert and Wellness Warrior: Dr. Edwards

July 10, 2017

The Salonpas® “Wellness Warriors” series connects with people on the forefront of health and wellness. In this installment, we speak to Dr. N. Lawrence Edwards—a specialist in internal medicine and rheumatology. Dr. Edwards is chairman of the nonprofit organization, The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society. He is also a professor of medicine in the Division of Clinical Immunology at the University […]

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