Summer Time Exercising

July 1, 2019

The summer can be an ideal time to start up a new exercise program or simply maintain one.  Exercising outdoors allows you to enjoy the warmer weather while still getting your work-out.  Before you head to the park or walkway, make sure you are wearing loose, light colored athletic clothing.  Don’t forget to apply sunscreen […]

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Staying Fit as You Age

June 24, 2019

Even if you haven’t exercised in decades, it is never too late to start.  For example, WebMD reports that for menopausal women, physical activity may reduce some of the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, joint pain, and sleep problems. Whatever your age or gender, exercise lowers your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis and helps control weight. WebMD reports that “the […]

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Using Topical Analgesics such as Salonpas® in First-line Treatment

June 17, 2019

The use of Opioids and Rx NSAIDs to treat pain is increasing Americans endure more pain than any country in the world with about 50 million Americans enduring chronic pain. In response, many Americans consistently reach for pills as their first line therapy for managing pain. This first choice is not the way it is in […]

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Meet ‘Topical First’ Doctor: Dr. Bob Arnot

June 10, 2019

Dr. Bob Arnot, an award-winning journalist, author of 12 books on nutrition and health, and previously Chief Medical Correspondent for NBC and CBS News, is featured in the new ‘Topical First’ Salonpas® commercials. “Hisamitsu America, the manufacturer of the Salonpas products, sent over samples of the Salonpas® Lidocaine Pain Relieving Gel Patch.  I tried the patch after […]

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Meet ‘Topical First’ Doctor: Dr. Jeffrey Gudin

June 3, 2019

Meet Dr. Jeffrey Gudin, a physician and director for the Pain Management and Wellness Center in Englewood, New Jersey and the author of the Journal of Pain Management study on topicals who is appearing in a new ‘Topical First’ commercial for Salonpas®. In the study, 750 patients taking either NSAIDS or Opioids for Chronic Pain […]

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Keeping the ‘Memorial’ in Memorial Day

May 27, 2019

Today is Memorial Day.  While this federal holiday is looked at as a three-day weekend featuring retail sales and the start of the summer vacation season by many, we ask that you take a moment today to reflect on the enormous sacrifices made by the men and women who died in the service of our country’s […]

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Depression Manifesting as Aches & Pains

May 20, 2019

Have you ever been to the doctor complaining of various aches and pains and your physician asks if you are feeling “depressed?”  Is there a connection between feeling achy and depression?  “Depression is a mood disorder diagnosed by tell-tale symptoms such as fatigue, lethargy, or poor sleep,” reports WebMD. But depression may manifest itself in physical aches and pains that offer no […]

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Flu Immunization Vitally Important

May 6, 2019

In October 2009, Serese Marotta lost her five-year old son to influenza. Once she got over her grief, she joined Families Fighting Flu,  an advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the lives of children and families by raising awareness about the seriousness of flu and the importance of annual flu vaccination. FFF members knows the devastation […]

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Dr. Dara’s Rapid Resolution Therapy

April 29, 2019

Meet Salonpas Wellness Warrior, Dr. Dara Bushman, known as Dr. Dara, who is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Rapid Resolution Therapist, Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Author. Dr. Dara grew up as a collegiate competitive tennis player. She chose the field of psychology because she is passionate about the specific areas of peak performance, peace of […]

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