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Benefit from Biofreeze during the Ageing Process

by 22nd September 2020

Growing older and ageing is part of life. Everyone will experience it along with its good and bad sites. Getting older doesn’t mean that you lose your desire to keep enjoying life to its fullest. However, be willing to do so is not always enough, since ageing comes with a number of consequences which are out of our control. What is in our control is to develop a positive mental state that will keep us moving and also find effective ways to treat and overcome the pains and aches of ageing.

What is Ageing

Generally, ageing is the – common – process of getting older, which starts at different times and periods for each individual. At the biological level, ageing results from the impact of the accumulation of a wide variety of molecular and cellular damage over time. This leads to a gradual decrease in physical capacity. Therefore, through time people’s physical condition starts to become more vulnerable and causes mild isokinetic strength reduction, with a growing risk of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. The most common musculoskeletal conditions appeared to the elderly are arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis), osteoporosis, fractures, pain and weakness in the muscles caused by polymyalgia rheumatica. These conditions can affect a number of body parts such as the neck, back, knees, wrists and so on. Moreover, when they start to develop are causing pains and aches that sometimes can affect the person’s quality of life and daily routine. This is where Biofreeze can help you; to relief and overcome pain from injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.

Biofreeze for ageing pains and aches

Biofreeze is not only suitable for athletes and sportspeople. As a matter of fact, Biofreeze is a topical analgesic which has been created to help any person manage and overcome pain, and is also used by professionals (e.g. physical therapists and chiropractors) to treat their patients. A significant amount of people worldwide experience pain due to the ageing process, especially in recent years where the average age of ‘life expectancy’ has been increased.

Biofreeze with its menthol-based formula can help relieve pain by creating a cold sensation when applied directly on the skin. By applying Biofreeze 3 to 4 times per day on the affected area can have a real impact on someone’s condition, especially because it offers an up to 6 hours long-lasting pain relief. Also, it can be applied directly on the affected area which targets the specific aching spot resulting in an almost instant and deep pain relief. Additionally, Biofreeze comes in 3 different forms (Gel, Roll-on, Spray) that can be easily self-applied on the skin and carry around anywhere. With that way, ageing pains and aches won’t limit anyone from keep on moving and go through their daily activities.

Overcoming pain with Biofreeze can also have a positive effect on the psychological factor and result in a positive mentality. Many times, the ageing process can have psychological implications for anyone who is experiencing it, especially when they notice a difference in their physical capacity. Therefore, by relieving pain with Biofreeze can have a real impact on psychological factors. Particularly, it can cause the understanding that injuries and physical deterioration are part of life, yet there are ways to overcome them and keep going. Moreover, people who use Biofreeze as a self-treatment method are more likely to have a positive attitude towards physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs, by showing the necessary dedication and determination.

Consequently, the ageing process is not something new to the humankind. Many people have been there and everyone will get there at some point. Using tools like Biofreeze can held and benefit the elderly and people during this process.

Available in pharmacies all over Cyprus!  

4 Reasons to pack Biofreeze in your suitcase

by 7th August 2020

August is usually the summer month, where most people take their time off to go on vacations. Some people choose to spend quality time with their family, others to just relax by the pool or beach, and others to go on an adventure and discover new places. No matter what type of vacations you choose, you are willing to make the most out of it, which sometimes might get difficult due to unexpected injuries, muscle soreness and so on.

That is why we would advise you to pack your favourite Biofreeze in your suitcase by giving you 4 reasons to do so!

The transportation process

There are several ways to travel to a destination, it might be a car, the bus or an airplane if you are travelling abroad. No matter the type of transportation or even the time it takes to reach your destination, you are required to remain seated probably for more than half an hour. Then when you have to get up again it just feels weird; sore muscles, probably pain at the lower back and spine, even your neck might experience some discomfort. Of course, you don’t want to spend the first day of your vacations with these unpleasant feelings, which can really spoil your enjoyment. That is why applying Biofreeze beforehand and carrying it with you can really make a difference. Firstly, make sure to apply Biofreeze 10-15 minutes before your trip, then apply some more in the middle of the trip and when you reach your destination. Also, make sure to apply it on body parts that you know they need it the most. For example, if your legs are becoming numb easily or your back and neck experience soreness often, you should definitely apply Biofreeze on these areas.

Unexpected injuries and soreness

Let’s be honest, anything unexpected can happen while being on vacations. You are out of your daily routine and setting, probably getting involved in activities that are not regular in your daily life and away from the comfort of your home. Our bodies sometimes might react when something is new to them, a different kind of activity, a sudden move or repeated moves that might cause minor injuries and soreness. By having Biofreeze packed in your suitcase you can treat these kinds of pain immediately and effectively. Especially, during this warm month experiencing the beneficial properties of cryotherapy by applying Biofreeze, can have a great effect on the affected areas and on your skin.

Keep moving limitless

Many people choose to spend their vacations in an active way, such as hiking, water sports, sightseeing and fishing. If you are one of these people then you definitely need to pack Biofreeze in your suitcase. Applying Biofreeze before, during and after these activities can really make a difference in your vacation planning and keep you moving. Particularly, Biofreeze is able to ‘power-up’ your muscles and joints, with the menthol cooling signal blocking the pain signal from reaching the brain.

Easy to carry around

This might seem quite obvious, but its size and packaging are some reasons that make Biofreeze so great. You can carry it and use it easily everywhere! Biofreeze topical analgesic is available in three forms Gel (118ml), Roll-on (89ml) and Spray (118ml). These forms are in space-saving sizes that can be easily be fitted in your suitcase, back bag or bag and you will have a ‘Portable Pain Reliever’ any time you need it. Also, it is easy to buy, since all forms are available in pharmacies all over Cyprus and you don’t need a prescription.

Don’t Limit Yourself!
Break You Limits during your vacations with Biofreeze!

BIOFREEZE for daily activities injuries

by 20th July 2020

You have probably experienced at least once in your lifetime an injury that has been caused by something that you can’t really explain. However, injuries are not only caused by sports-related reasons. Injuries can also be caused by daily activities, which are probably more common than we think.

Following we present you a list of three common injuries caused by daily activities, the reasons behind them and ways to overcome them.

Neck and Back Pain

Neck and back pain are one of the most common injuries caused by daily activities. Especially, lower back and nape (the lower part of the back of the neck) pain are something that people of all ages are experiencing at some point in their lives.

These conditions are usually caused by body posture during daily activities such as sitting – especially while working -, posture while lifting objects and doing chores and sleeping posture. When the body posture is not right the muscles attached to the spine are forced to work harder and put undesirable forces on the discs, joints, and ligaments. Once the muscles supporting the spine experience tiredness, the discs, nerves, and joints become more vulnerable to injuries.

How to overcome neck and back pain?
For starters, try to keep the right body posture during your daily activities as much as possible. Also, apply Biofreeze Spray at least three times per day on the affected area to relieve pain and accelerate the recovery process. Secondly, spend ten minutes daily to perform exercises that will help you overcome pain and strengthen your back muscles in order to be less vulnerable to this type of injuries. Some exercises to help you overcome back and neck pain, improve body posture and your spine’s health are >> child’s pose, cobra pose, cat-cow, high plank, chin tuck, back burn and neck rotation and extension.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which pressure on the median nerve in the wrist causes numbness, weakness, and pain in the hand and wrist. What makes carpal tunnel a serious condition is that the median nerve controls a number of muscles. Specifically, the median nerve connects impulses from the brain to the arm, thumb, the first two fingers, and half of the ring finger and controls many muscles of the hand, wrist, and forearm.

This condition is caused by an increase in fluid pressure within the narrow compartment which results in the compression of the median nerve. The most common reasons behind it are repeated up and down movements at the wrist and fingers, especially when combined with gripping.

How to overcome carpal tunnel syndrome?
Use the Biofreeze Roll-On on the affected area, by squeezing the tube while applying it and massaging the area with the roll-on ball. Also, apply TheraBand™ Kinesiology Tape on the wrist, which will interact with both the nervous system to provide pain relief and the lymphatic system to reduce swelling and inflammation. Moreover, take small breaks between tasks and also perform hand exercises that will help you overcome the condition.

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

The shoulder impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain and it occurs when a tendon becomes irritated and swollen, resulting in getting pinched between the bony structures of the shoulder joint. Following, this condition affects the biceps and rotator cuff tendons by causing inflammation of the tendons in both areas.

Shoulder impingement is basically caused by overuse of the shoulder. Specifically, repeated and intense movements of the shoulder are developing a collision between the bones and the tendons. Consequently, the tendons are getting irritated and can become thinner and weaker. Except for sports-related injuries, this shoulder condition can be caused from repetitive use of a computer mouse with an outstretched arm, bad body posture (i.e. bending forward of the head and shoulders) and as a result of weak shoulders and upper back muscles.

Have in mind that, if the shoulder impingement is not diagnosed and treated properly from the beginning, there is a high possibility for the tendon to tear in two.
In order to relieve the pain, use Biofreeze Gel up to four times per day by massaging the affected area and leaving it uncovered afterwards. Also, perform daily shoulder stretches especially in a warm shower to help you loosen up the pressure. Last but not least, avoid as much as possible repetitive movements of the shoulder.

Daily activities can often cause injuries that affect our life quality, especially if we don’t treat them immediately and effectively.  

Biofreeze can help you relieve pain and accelerate recovery by also performing exercises and taking proper care of your condition!
Available in pharmacies all over Cyprus >> Gel | Spray | Roll-On!

How can Biofreeze help your patients dedicate to rehabilitation programs

by 7th July 2020

Whether you are a chiropractor, massage therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, podiatrist or any other kind of healthcare professional, you’ve chosen to make your living by caring for others. However, caring for your patients is not enough when it comes to effective recovery and the success of a recovery/rehabilitation program. It also requires a level of dedication from the patient, who sometimes might feel a little bit overwhelmed and not willing to give 100% of his/her on the program. This is happening mostly with injuries and conditions on the body that are affecting the psychological wellbeing of the patient and as a result they ‘give up’ without realising it.

A good way to help your patients dedicate to their rehabilitation program is by offering them the right tools, which can help them take care of their selves – and their condition or injury – in their daily lives. Such a tool is the topical analgesic Biofreeze.

Why Biofreeze?

First of all, Biofreeze is an Over-The-Counter topical analgesic, which means your patients will be able to buy it from pharmacies all over Cyprus without a prescription. Also, as a healthcare professional, you can have a stock of Biofreeze at your office in order to make it even easier for your patients to find Biofreeze.

Moreover, Biofreeze offers long-lasting pain relief, thanks to its menthol-based formula and the ILEX paraguariensis extract, which delays the vaporisation of menthol. Therefore, Biofreeze is “Portable Pain Relief” that offers the beneficial properties of cryotherapy for a long amount of time (up to 6 hours). Also, is available in 3 different forms: Gel (118ml), Roll-on (89ml) and Spray (118ml). Patients can choose the right form for them according to their preferences, injury body part and type of condition.

How can Biofreeze extent the level of care?

Biofreeze has been created to help people manage and overcome their pain, which means it can help your patients to improve the quality of their lives through pain management, by just applying Biofreeze 3 times per day on the affected area. In other words, Biofreeze is not only an effective pain reliever, but it is also easy to apply and carry around. Therefore, it is easier for them to apply it consistently and as a result feel better about rehabilitation programs.

Also, the extent of care can be enhanced with the necessary education before patients start using it. Specifically, your patients will need to know how Biofreeze can help them. For example, show them something the chart below, which shows each Biofreeze form and which body part is more suitable for.

Additionaly, follow this formula to extent the level of care:

  • Choose products you can trust and believe in.
  • Use Biofreeze Pain Reliever before, during, and/or after treatments.
  • Teach your patients about the benefits of Biofreeze Pain Reliever and why you are applying it.
  • Recommend that your patients purchase Biofreeze Pain Reliever products for use at home and on-the-go.
  • Empower your patients to manage their care outside your clinic.

Extending the level of care for your patients is as important as the care you provide as a healthcare professional. By using Biofreeze as a dedication tool for rehabilitation programs can have a positive impact on the success of those programs.

Move Limitless with Biofreeze Spray & Theraband Kinesiology Tape

by 26th June 2020

The menthol based Biofreeze formula in combination with Theraband Kinesiology Tape can get you back to your feet fast and help you move limitless!

Theraband Kinesiology Tape has the ability to support muscles and joints and provide pain relief, while it lasts up to five days and it can be used for a variety of injuries on different body parts. What makes kinesiology tape great is that it doesn’t restrict you from moving while wearing it. Thanks to its exclusive XactStretch™ Technology the Theraband kinesiology tape is really flexible like skin. Also, because it is not made from rubber latex, it doesn’t irritate the skin while wearing it.

Additionally, the Biofreeze menthol-based formula is offering the beneficial properties of cryotherapy. Specifically, menthol stimulates cold receptors which are blocking the pain signal from reaching the brain and therefore relieves pain effectively.

After applying Theraband Kinesiology Tape, also apply Biofreeze spray on and around the tape (i.e. pain spot), in order to relieve pain effectively, make the recovery process faster and keep you moving.

Watch the video “How to Use Kinesiology Tape and Biofreeze Together” to apply them correct:

And get ready to Break Your Limits!

ILEX – The Ingredient for Maximised Results

by 9th June 2020

BIOFREEZE is the only topical analgesic which relieves pain with Ilex Paraguarensis, since ILEX is part of the BIOFREEZE formula!

What is Ilex Paraguarensis and its effect?

ILEX is a herbal extract, obtained from a South American holly shrub. The ILEX extract contains minerals (i.e. essential nutrients) such as potassium, magnesium and manganese. Generally, this extract is used to make medicine and among others is able to treat joint pain and swelling.

Specifically, ILEX extends the properties of the three analgesics contained in the Biofreeze formula. This results in a deep, long-lasting pain relief period (up to 6 hours) and acceleration of the basic healing process through relaxation of stiff, aching muscles. This is happening mostly because ilex delays the vaporization of menthol when applied on the pain spots. Menthol, as the main ingredient of the Biofreeze formula, has the ability to trigger the cold-sensitive receptors and relieve pain. Therefore, by delaying its evaporation the pain relief effects are maximised along with other advantages offered by applying Biofreeze.

Consequently by applying Biofreeze on:

  • Sore Muscles & Muscle Sprains
  • Back, Shoulder, Neck Pain
  • Arthritis and Tendonitis
  • Painful Ankle, Knee, Hip & Elbow Joints
  • Muscular Strains
  • DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)
  • and other conditions and types of injuries

the users receive pain relief within minutes and after 2-3 applications in the day, they are able to feel Biofreze’s maximum benefits.

Get your Biofreeze and experience the beneficial properties of cryotherapy!
Available in pharmacies all over Cyprus in 3 forms:
Gel | Roll-on | Spray

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