What are some good pain patches for back pain?

Buying back pain patches can be very confusing exercise. Many of them claim to relieve back pain quickly and easily, with no side effects.

If only life were that easy!

Medicated patches for back pain basically come in two different types.

The first are the so called “Hot” patches.

These patches are loaded with capsicum, the substance in hot peppers which gives them their spicy heat.

When capsicum is applied to a painful back in the form of a patch, the capsicum “irritates” a set of nerves in the skin which are responsible for reversing the flow of pain sensations back from the painful are towards the spine.

This is exactly how pain relief is supposed to work.

Hot patches work well for many kinds of pain.

Hot patches work well for many kinds of pain.

We carry Salonpas Hot patches, and we like them for three reasons.

First, they contain a high percentage of capsicum, which means they last for hours.

Second, they can be easily cut for use on painful elbows, knees, and wrists. One patch can be cut in half, and each half can be applied to each side of a painful hip (say, the front and back).

Third, they are very inexpensive!

When would you use a hot patch?

Basically, any time your pain responds to warmth, such as the warmth from a heating pad, then a hot patch might work for you.

But even if you’re not sure, these patches are so safe and so inexpensive that grabbing a and trying a few for a few days could be a good investment.

So the hot patch is the first type of back pain patch. The second type is the medicated patch.

The medicated patches have some sort of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory in the patch. Prescription medicated patches, for example, have diclofenac.

The non-prescription patch we like is called Imbue.

Patches for back pain

We like these too…

Imbue contains methyl salicylate, which is a form of aspirin.

It’s a terrific pain reliever which also fights inflammation.

So because it’s anti-inflammatory, Imbue can work well for pain due to inflammation, such as pain from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and even sciatica.

But, the real “secret” with Imbue is that is also contains menthol, an excellent pain reliever found in many pain relieving gels and roll ons, such as BioFreeze and Sombra.

When would you use Imbue?

Imbue works great for pain caused by inflammation. So any of the conditions mentioned above could be good targets for Imbue.

Plus, some folks do not like the sensation from the capsaicin patches. In that case, Imbue is a very good option.

The only time you would NOT use Imbue is if you are allergic to aspirin, or if you are taking anticoagulants which can interact with aspirin. If you’re taking an anticoagulant, check with your doctor before using Imbue.

Both Imbue and Salonpas HOT are excellent alternatives to dangerous prescription NSAIDS, as we’ve discussed previously.

In fact, while prescription and over-the-counter pain pills have warnings limiting their use, no such warnings are needed for either of these two products.

Lastly, both products can be used without worrying about their possibly upsetting your stomach. Since you’re not swallowing the medicine, it can’t upset your stomach!

So if you have back pain, sciatica, arthritis, or any other form of pain. Or if you’re a weekend warrior who needs a little help

Day after marathon #recovery #secret #salonpas

Day after marathon recovery secret: patches (Photo credit: reflexblue)

recovering from the weekend tennis match, try either of these products…today!

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Cost of Pain Patches

We’ve been performing some price comparisons for our Imbue patches compared to others that are on the market, specifically the

prescription pain patches. Here’s what we’ve learned:

Back Pain Patch

Prescription pain patches are expensive! We were especially surprised to see Flector costing over $7 per patch. Wow!

For $7, you can get 2 Imbue patches and still have money left over for a cup of coffee.

Now we’re not saying an Imbue back pain patch is better or worse than the prescription products. In fact, it may depend more on the type of back pain than anything else.

But certainly, if you are considering using Flector patches, then Imbue is a great alternative for you. They’re certainly less expensive, and they will likely work just as well as Flector.

However, if you’re looking for a safe, inexpensive, effective alternative to the prescription products, then Imbue is a great option for you.

A Natural Back Pain Relief Patch That Really Works?

We understand back pain very well. That nagging, aching, lower back pain that doesn’t seem to want to go away. Oh sure, powerful prescription pain killers help, but do you really need the upset stomach? 


So if you’re looking for an alternative…something that is natural, without side effects, and that actually works, then we have a solution for you…Imbue! 


Imbue is a terrific back pain patch that’s perfect for:


Lower back pain

Shoulder pain

Knee pain

Upper back pain                 

Back pain
Bet this guy wished he had Imbue patches!

Sciatic pain 

Arthritis pain

Muscle pain

And more! 


Imbue combines the proven pain relieving power of methyl salicylate and menthol in an all-natural formula. 


Even the adhesive is all natural!


The Imbue patch won’t cause the stinging & burning of those “hot” patches and creams. Plus, it can be easily cut into any shape you need. 


They also come in a handy, resealable pouch to help keep the patches fresh and ready to go. 


At WisdomAndHealth, we’re experts in finding good pain relief products that work. We test them out and select only the best of the best. And we feel Imbue is one of the best pain relief patches around. 


So stop the pain and start enjoying life! The Imbue Pain Relief Patch is a powerful, all-natural way to deal with the nagging back aches and pains that are keeping you from the activities that you love. 


We’re offering these great patches at a special price, and shipping is only $1.99!