Salonpas Wellness Warrior: Daniel Campbell

November 4, 2019

Daniel Campbell is the Founder and President of ReneGait, a company that designs and builds groundbreaking tools aimed at transforming the health, spirit and future of spinal cord injury patients, stroke victims, and all those suffering from severe neurological impairment such as cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and other temporary or lifelong motor neuron disease. […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Children

October 28, 2019

There’s no doubt that Halloween is the most popular holiday for children. To ensure that children have a safe holiday, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides the following tips: ALL DRESSED UP Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, […]

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Is Pain Keeping You Up at Night?

October 21, 2019

Is pain keeping you up at night?   Daylight Savings Time ends on November 3rd and we get another hour of sleep. Whether we “spring forward” or “fall back,” our sleep patterns can become a bit jumbled. Ben Franklin—of “early to bed and early to rise” fame—was reportedly the first person to suggest the daylight […]

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Teen Anti-Bullying Advocate Goes to Congress

October 14, 2019

In grade school, Charles Kolin, was bullied, called names, excluded from groups and shunned by classmates. Now, nine years later, Charles turned his life around and is creating awareness of how bullying affects kids and teens and needs to be stopped. His past bullying inspired him to seek a platform to create more tolerance, kindness, acceptance […]

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Adventures with Moxie

October 7, 2019

One good deed—or in this case, dog—deserves another. That’s the inspiration behind Moxie’s Mission. Moxie’s Mission is the brainchild of Katie Harris, who was born with a disabling condition, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome—and whose life has been greatly enriched by a mini-goldendoodle named Moxie, her service dog in training. Salonpas sat down with Wellness Warrior, Katie […]

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Top Tips to Reduce Hand Pain Due to Smartphone Overuse

September 30, 2019

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 […]

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Ease Pain with Mind-Body Techniques

September 23, 2019

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 […]

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Personal Quest for Spinal Paralysis Cure is Catalyst to Launch Company

September 16, 2019

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 […]

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What does ‘Topical’ Therapy Mean?

September 9, 2019

“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 […]

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Top Ten Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain

August 26, 2019

Did you know that 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their life? It is a common cause of job-related disability with both men and women equally affected by pain which ranges from dull, continual aches to abrupt, harsh sensations that can leave the person debilitated. What causes lower back pain? […]

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