The Mayo Clinic reports the effects of topical pain creams can help alleviate arthritis pain. These creams can help aid in the recovering injured parts of the body by reducing pain and inflammation. These products are very safe especially in older adults whom cannot take oral NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen and Aleve. A summary of the article is below with a link to the full article. For more information on topical pain creams (OrthoX pain cream) go to heelpainexpress.com.
Mayo Clinic: Arthritis pain: Treatments absorbed through your skin
Some studies indicate that many NSAID creams and gels work as well as their oral counterparts. For older people or those who can't tolerate oral NSAIDs, topical NSAIDs might be used instead.