Salonpas® Gel-Patch contains water. When applied to the skin water starts to evaporate creating a cooling effect which works like ice, keeping the affected area cool for up to 6 hours.
When to use Salonpas
Salonpas® Gel-Patch is fast acting, and is used to relieve pain from sprains, strains, minor sports injuries, backache, tense, tired or sore muscles and joints. Can be used against pain associated with arthritis. *Salonpas® Gel Patch can be used during pregnancy for muscular pain. The patch is highly flexible and stretchable so can be easily applied to moving joints such as Hand, Wrist, Elbow, Foot, Ankle, Knee, Hip, Back, Neck and Shoulders, and its suitable for night time use.
How to use Salonpas
Clean and dry the affected area before applying the plaster. Pull apart the plastic film and apply the exposed gel part directly to the painful area on the skin, take the rest of the film off press down the plaster firmly.
Always read the back of the pack before use.
Why use Salonpas
Cooling therapy for muscles and joints is well established and recommended by sports physiotherapists and healthcare professionals.
Salonpas® Gel Patch is a medical device, its base material was designed to optimise the effectiveness of cooling. You can cut the patch to fit around joints, its stretchable & flexible so moves with your body.