Stopain is a line of topical pain relievers. These products are suitable for pain management due to muscle soreness, back pain, and arthritis. Stopain comes in several different forms, including a non-drip, non-staining spray, a gel, and in a convenient roller style applicator.
The unique formulations of Stopain are ideally suited to provide immediate, penetrating pain relief through its high quality ingredients. Menthol is recognized by the FDA as being a big pain relieving ingredient and peppermint oil has also been found to relax muscles and contribute to pain relief. MSM has been found to help decrease inflammation and eucalyptus oil increases circulation in the skin and underlying tissue. Glucosamine has been found to help stimulate collagen production in arthritic and damaged joints.
WHY IT WORKS:
The active ingredient in Stopain is menthol, recognized by the FDA as an analgesic indicated for the temporary relief for minor pains and stiffness of arthritis, muscle aches, strains and simple backaches. It also contains peppermint oil and eucalyptus oil, recognized by the FDA for their analgesic properties. Extra-strength Stopain formulas also contain glucosamine and MSM, essential nutrients that support joint health and mobility.
Needless to say, due to the physically demanding nature of Dan's job, we were able to put this product to the test within just a few days of receiving it. He came home fairly sore after a day of tire stocking, and his biceps were killing him. We carefully read the instructions on the bottle of Stopain Spray, and found that not only is it a non-drip formula, it is also self-penetrating and does not need to be rubbed in at all! This is pretty convenient, since all you need to do is spray and go. So easy, even a caveman can do it!
The smell is very medicinal...quite distinctly menthol in nature. It is not too terribly strong though, and we did not find the scent offensive. This spray also absorbs VERY quickly, and once absorbed, the smell fades considerably.This spray is also completely non-greasy and does not stain clothing. In fact, once applied, you wouldn't even know it was there! Except for the fact that it provides virtually instant pain relief! Yep...That's right...The stuff WORKS, and it works very well! Dan's muscle pain was relieved for several hours, in fact! The results were so impressive, he was able to help fold and put away the laundry that was piled up in our closet! I think he would prefer aches and pains to housework! He was jokingly cursing the Stopain while hanging up our clothing for doing exactly what it promised to do!
Stopain can be applied 3 or 4 times a day, which is actually plenty since the effects of this "magic potion" do last for quite a long time. Stopain can also be used while taking oral medications, as it will not interfere with them whatsoever. You DO NOT want to get this in your eyes, though. I learned this the hard way. I had some residue on my hands and due to my seasonal allergies, I was rubbing my itchy eyes. OUCH! BIG mistake! Since this does contain menthol, it DOES burn when it comes into contact with the eyes. I simply flushed my eyes with plenty of cold water, and within about 10 minutes, I felt a lot better. Lesson learned!
I think that Stopain is a must have for everyone's medicine cabinet, especially if someone in your home has a labor-intensive profession, arthritis, or chronic back pain. Prescription pain killers are dangerous and HIGHLY addictive, so I tend to steer clear of them at all costs. As a matter of fact, I have seen narcotic pain medications virtually destroy lives due to their addictive properties. Stopain is a wonderful, safe alternative to these potentially lethal medications and is fantastic for pain management.
Another thing I LOVE about this amazing company is that they give back to the community.
For every Stopain product sold in 2011, a portion of the proceeds is donated to the Arthritis Foundation (with a minimum contribution of $25,000). Think of all the good that can do!
Are you interested in trying Stopain for yourself? Here's how you can connect and learn more:
You can learn more about Stopain and purchase some on their website.
You can also purchase Stopain at many fine retailers including CVS, Walmart, Walgreens and more! You can even buy it online! Please see their handy retail locator to find a store near you!
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