Once a muscle or joint is injured, well-managed movement and exercise is typically the key to rehabilitation. However, when pain limits a body's ability to start the rehabilitation process it will take considerably longer to resume leading a normal lifestyle. Biofreeze, a form of cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, works fast to decrease pain and reduce inflammation.
Clinically proven, Biofreeze products help break the pain cycle, and as atopical pain reliever it delivers the therapeutic pain relieving benefits of cold therapy in an effective and convenient gel formula.
Acting as the perfect gym and fitness training companion, Biofreeze relieves symptoms of muscle aches and spasms, soreness, sprains, strains, bumps, pulls and bruises by simply applying gel directly to the affected area. The easy application formula can before, during after completing your chosen activity and can be combined with a gentle massage to further relieve discomfort.
ADVANTAGES OVER ICE
Biofreeze is a cooling gel that has been clinically proven to be as effective as ice application in delivering rapid pain relief and reduction of inflammation. One of many advantages of Biofreeze gel is that it allows for activity during treatment, meaning it’s a simple and fuss free method of treatment that allows users to continue with everyday life as normal.
Applied around the injured area Biofreeze will reduce skin temperature, reduce blood flow, lessen inflammation and allow the body to repair itself quickly – producing many of the benefits of ice without the complications of dripping or leaking and a wider range of movement upon application.
Biofreeze is the number one recommended topical pain reliever as used by hands-on healthcare professionals*. For 20 years, Biofreeze has been helping people manage discomfort by offering a variety of benefits that assist in therapy, pain relief, exercise and overall comfort, resulting in quick effective relief as an alternative to pain killers.
Biofreeze is available in three different formats:
· Roll-on: allows effective delivery of Biofreeze gel to smaller muscles and joints throughout the body. The massaging action of the roller ball can be used to stimulate trigger points in the affected area.
· Spray: permits easy, effective application without direct body contact, helping patients at home gain access to hard-to-reach body areas such as the back.
· Tube: gel-dispensing tube is particularly well-suited for hands-on massage application (particularly larger muscles and joints)
*U.S. Doctors of Chiropractic & Podiatric Medicine, Physical Therapists & Massage Therapists.
Biofreeze is available from most Boots stores.