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MANDIETERRIER1
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4/20/14 7:08 P

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I don't use any because I seem to be allergic to them

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My best friends are Biofreeze and Advil....



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I've been using IcyHot lately (also the store equivalents)

The last I purchased was IcyHot Advanced Relief with 11% Camphor & 16% Menthol
so it is just like Tiger Balm but I found it for less.

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"Blue Emu" cream. It is blue, but is odorless. I buy it at Wal Mart. My sister started me on this.
Two of my Doctors use this. I asked my Orthopedic Dr, was it the cream or the rubbing that helped? He replied, "Six of one and half a dozen of the other." He used it also.


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It depends on what kind of pain it is. Biofreeze works well in almost all situations. Icy Hot not so much, because I need the cold, not the heat. I use Aspercreme on my back, knees and shoulders. I've been using arnica based products recently and have had good results with those as well.
I've discovered the storing any of the creams in the fridge helps them relieve my pain faster, which I really appreciate even though the cold is sometimes kind of shocking at first.



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I love Tiger Balm and if something is really sore, I'll soak it in Epsom Salts (or soak a washcloth in an Epsom Salt bath and hold on the sore spot).
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3/26/14 11:51 A

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I use the rub on Icy Hot.

Another use of Absorbine Jr is insect bites. I used to use that on my insect bites and it worked.



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3/26/14 10:47 A

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Biofreeze™ gel;
Capzasin™;
arnica gel;
Absorbine™ horse liniment - the real stuff, from a feed store

Anything with menthol in it is generally helpful.

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Tiger Balm to keep then pain down while the ibuprofen is working its way through my system. I will use the Biofreeze spray in places I can't reach such as my back.



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Aspercreme was always what was used in our house. I usually use Burt Bee's Res-Q balm when I can find it. I don't find them terribly effective except as a nice enhancement to a bit of massage. Ibuprofen/heat works best for aches.



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The CVS equivalent of Ben Gay



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For me nothing works as well as BioFreeze.

You can scream, yell, shout, cry, whimper, grunt, bleed, puke and pass out. JUST DON'T QUIT!


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Icy Hot or Aspercreme

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My husband uses Tiger Balm. I take an aspirin, but if I wanted to start using something like that, probably I'd buy good old Ben Gay. "Natural" means nothing, by the way, in a rub or supplement or any product at all, don't be misled.



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BioFreeze



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tiger balm

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aspercreme



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Aspercreme and it has no smell. Works great too.




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Biofeeeze

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I don't use it often, but ubby likes Activon so that's what we have on hand when I need it.



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I'm a Advil fan. I like it the best.



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biofreeze... my chiropractor turned me onto it.

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Yes, sometimes I do. I use Rexall because it works and I can get it in a vanishing scent and in gel form if I want.



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Fastum gel, and Voltarene



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I don't use rubs...they just mask pain, without any real help. If I have muscle aches & may take some ibuprofen...or ice the area if it's really sore. Otherwise, more movement, more stretching, usually helps.

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Absorbine Jr.

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I use Biofreeze and SalonPas. You can cut them in any shape and adhere to skin.



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Tylenol pain relieving gel



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I grew up with everyone using BenGay. Many of us suffer from migraines and we would rub it on our forehead, temples, back of our neck, even eyelids (be careful) and it worked wonders.
The smell always reminds me of my mom



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I don't. Ibuprofen is my choice

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Icy Hot



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I am part of a all natural co-op, Meleluca. I use their rub. It is amazing and works well....and oh yeah....all natural



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My dad always used Absorbine. The smell reminds me of him.

I usually use Icy Hot, A535, or Tiger Balm.
It sort of depends on what's on sale.

Have tried one that starts with Z if I remember correctly (it's upstairs, and I'm not going to run up and get it). That worked well. (there's lots of TV ads for it, so I may not even be remembering the first letter correctly, either).

Arnica (a natural one) isn't bad on some things, but it often takes a while to work



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I've been using ibuprofen gel for my bursitis but it doesn't seem to help much



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Do you use a pain relieving rub for arthritis or muscle pain? If so, what brand do you use?

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