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Non-prescription Topical Analgesics for Pain Relief and Massage Therapy

Topical pain relievers are applied to the skin’s surface to quickly and temporarily relieve pain. You can treat a variety of ailments using topical products. This include muscle and joint pain in any part of the body. For example, leg pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, lower backache, and more.

Healthcare professionals use topical analgesics for immediate pain relief and issues of inflammation. 

Topical creams and gels for pain relief often have a cooling or warming sensation on the skin. This is  known as the  ‘counter-irritant effect’ - that helps pain from signals travelling to the brain!

Topical analgesics can be used for personal use as well as in massage therapy.
Browse our collection of spray on, creams and gels for pain relief.

What are topical analgesics?

Topical analgesics are over the counter pain relief creams, gels, sprays, sachets, and roll ons. These products are non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that offer temporary pain relief.

What are the most popular Topical Analgesics?

Some of our best selling topical analgesics brands are:

Which pain relief cream I should I use for muscle pain?

We recommend using Anti-Flamme Everyday Cream that is effective in soothing joint aches and strained muscles. You can also use MEDISTIK Dual Professional Spray for fast and effective relief from acute and chronic muscle and joint pain and inflammation.

What is a good cream or ointment for inflammation?

MEDISTIK Dual Professional Stick is said to reduce inflammation as its active ingredients deeply penetrates the affected pain site.

Which analgesics are good for massage therapy?

As an RMT, you can choose CryoDerm products in your massage therapy. CryoDerm products are pretty much compatible with most massage creams and oils. CryoDerm HEAT Warming Roll On is a popular roll among RMTs and physical therapists. 

You can also check these products for massage therapy and physical therapy:

Are topical analgesics available over the counter?

Yes, our range of topical pain relievers are sold "OTC" over the counter. They are non-medicated pain relief creams and gels that provide temporary relief to muscle pain. Soothe muscle cramps, leg pain, shoulder pain and pain in other parts of your body where pain may occur. 

Always refer to manufactures individual products for safety information.

What are the ingredients in topical analgesics?

Formulated to relieve pain naturally, some of the common ingredients used are:

  • Camphor
  • Copper
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Arnica
  • Calendula
  • Witch-hazel
  • Peppermint

Want to know what are the Top Ten Topical Pain Relievers? Read this article . Read more about the active ingredients used in topical products here.


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