With everyone and their mother using smartphones, it is no wonder that hand problems caused by overuse of the thumb have become common. Gamers have struggled with similar pain issues for years. Nintendo’s instruction book actually recommends 10 to 15 minutes of rest for every hour of play. As electronic devices become even smaller and […]Read more
Ease Pain with Mind-Body Techniques
Salonpas shares some favorite low-tech methods to control and reduce your pain that don’t require an invasive procedure — or even taking a pill: 1. Cold and heat. A simple hot and cold pack can do the trick. You can also try icing the area that is in pain and then applying a Salonpas HOT […]Read more
Personal Quest for Spinal Paralysis Cure is Catalyst to Launch Company
Codi, the daughter-in-law of dentist, Dr. Harold Punnett, fell into a hole and became a T-11 paraplegic. Dr. Punnett embarked on a neuroscience literature search and networking effort to find any way to improve Codi’s condition as reported by Codi in the acclaimed Help Codi Heal blog. “While I found there were no therapeutics available to promote nerve […]Read more
What does ‘Topical’ Therapy Mean?
“When it comes to relieving the pain of achy joints, many people reach for a pain-relieving pill like aspirin or ibuprofen,” reports the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. “There may be a better way. When the source of pain is close to the surface, applying a cream, gel, patch, or spray that contains a pain reliever right […]Read more