Oxygenated glycerol triesters (OGTs) and menthol shown to provide better pain relief than mentholated cream alone

In light of concern regarding OTC pain relievers, topical analgesics present an important option for the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Pain is one of the most undertreated healthcare problems in the world. It is also among the most common reasons for patients to seeking health care. When it comes to treating pain, the goals depend on the nature …

Exacerbation of Inflammation by Aggressive Cold Therapy: Preventing Microcellular Ice Crystal Injury

Exacerbation of Inflammation by Aggressive Cold Therapy: Preventing Microcellular Ice Crystal Injury. An Alternative to Conventional R.I.C.E. Therapy Stuart Tomares, M.D. Abstract Exposure to sub-0°C temperatures has long been known to cause mammalian tissue damage and cell death (frostbite). The biological mechanisms of such injury were elucidated in the 1970s and 1980s in research into the viability of cold storage …

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Doctor of Medicine, Founder and CEO of übertherm LLC

How Oil, Oxygen & Sunshine make for a powerful combination

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: OxyRub PRO In the 1950s and 60s, Professor Pierre Baranger – a member of the Pasteur Institute’s scientific team – traveled throughout India studying the healing powers of chaulmoogra oils. These oils were known throughout the East for their exceptional restorative virtues, including relief from joint, muscle, tendon, and even bone aches. Upon further study into the healing …

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Dr. John Pecora

Doctor of Chiropractic, MeyerDC Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education