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Holistic pain relief

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Drug free pain relief

If you’re looking to ease your pain without medication, there are various ways to treat your pain without always relying on tablets. Whether you prefer to avoid medication or want to add a drug-free option on top on an existing treatment, there are holistic options available to you.

These include exercise and physical activity and losing weight (if overweight) which reduces stress on joints. There are also gadgets such as TENS machines that use electrodes to help combat pain in specific areas, plus heat wraps, creams and gels.

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TENS machines

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)* uses electrodes to help combat pain in specific areas and is often helpful for people with long-term conditions.

The pain reliever wireless TENS helps to ease aches in the lower back, hips, elbows, and pain associated with strains and sprains. With a wireless remote control, it’s suitable for people who need pain relief from sports injuries, as well as those who have a long-term condition. Find out more about how TENS machines work to treat pain here.

The paingone® plus uses clinically proven TENS-like therapy to relieve pain at the click of a button. Relief can last for hours and, if you need to apply again, you can do so.

      Heat wraps

      Heat therapy can be used to ease pain and reduce inflammation. Treating your back pain with a combination of painkillers as well as heat wraps can be effective. Or, if you wanted to experiment with a TENS machine, you could try the paingone® pen

      Drug free topical gels

      FLEXISEQ is a topically applied drug-free gel, specially formulated to combat pain and stiffness in your joints. Daily application in the morning and evening is enough to start to bring about real improvement in as little as two days. 

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      References

      *A TENS machine is not suitable for use during pregnancy or labour, or if you suspect you may be pregnant or for people with pacemakers or other implanted medical devices or heart rhythm problems. Cancer patients, people with diabetes or epilepsy should seek medical advice before using this product. A TENS machine should not be used without supervision for children under 16 years of age.