You may get pain due to many reasons such as when hits something, the skin rubs with any object, and you get a physical injury such as cuts, muscle strains, burns, or bone fractures. The pain can be acute, sharp, or dull, it depends upon the cause. Most of the pain is bearable and it can be easily controlled by medicine or rubbing cream.
But when the pain goes out of control, then pain killer is the solution. But painkillers have many side effects over pain relief creams. That’s why many physicians suggest using the cream or gels for external use. These creams are easy to rub and safe to use for all age people.
Pain Relief Creams, Gels, and Spray Use and Benefits
You may also have pain relief gels that you have been using for your chronic pain because of;
- The doctor may suggest pain relief cream, ointment, lotion, gel, film, balm, or stick due to some health problems which produce the pain.
- Pain relief gels are only topical and you can’t take them by mouth. You can apply it after cleaning and dry the affected area before using the cream or gel. You just need to use it by putting on a thin layer of cream and then gently running it in.
- The main types of pain are acute pain, chronic pain, neuropathic pain, and nociceptive pain.
- Mainly pain relief creams or spays are used for low back pain, muscle pain, neck pain, joint pain, foot pain, glute pain, cramps, migraine, and sprains.
- Minor pains and aches or the occasional strain or sprain respond to creams whose natural ingredients are glucosamine, arnica, chondroitin, Celadrin, cannabidiol oil, capsicum, comfrey root, MSM, and Green-lipped mussel extracts.
- These pain relief gel ingredients assist relieve pain by reducing pain, inflammation, and swelling.
- These topical creams have very minor side effects such as skin irritation, burning, and stinging feeling for a short time.
- Pain relief creams and gels are affordable, reduce the pain of arthritis, are non-addictive, pain relief is quicker and applied directly to the target area of pain.
- Topical creams and sprays protect your stomach, digestive system, and other internal organs from damage as you don’t take them by mouth.
- Pain relief sprays are more helpful and effective than ointments or creams due to their better absorption properties and quicker mechanism of action.
Otherhand Problems with Pain Killer Tablet
If you take pain killer by mouth for less pain, it may be more painful for you in the future.
- If you take painkillers regularly you may have a weakened immune system, heart problems, gastrointestinal problems, respiratory failure, allergies, stomach bleeding, high BP, and liver & kidney problems.
- You may also addict to painkillers and needs more high dose of the drug to get the same result.
- However, painkillers relieve you faster relief for pains that may trigger due to other internal health problems.
So it is better to use a pain relief cream, gel, or spray whatever your doctor suggests than oral pain killer tablets. Pain relief cream is more effective and has fewer side effects. It provides a soothing and warm sensation to your body and gets easily absorbed into your skin, enabling fast action.