What are the indications and directions for use of Biofreeze Pain Reliever?
Do I need a prescription to get Biofreeze?
No, you do not need a prescription, nor do you need to be a patient of a healthcare professional in your area to purchase Biofreeze from them. Biofreeze is only available through authorized dealers. Biofreeze is not available through retail outlets or pharmacy locations.
How does Biofreeze work?
Is Biofreeze commonly used?
How often can I use Biofreeze?
What is cryotherapy?
The most common form of cryotherapy is ice. Biofreeze produces the same sensation of cold that accompanies icing. But unlike ice, Biofreeze products allow you to remain active during treatment.
Are there scientific studies done on Biofreeze?
Can I take Biofreeze on an airplane?
What sizes of Biofreeze are available to purchase by a patient?
Biofreeze is available in a 4 fl oz gel tube, 4 fl oz gel tube with hands-free applicator, 4 fl oz 360° spray, 3 fl oz roll-on, or 5 mL trial packets.
o The 4 fl oz Biofreeze gel tube is particularly well-suited for hands-on massage applications of larger muscle areas.
o The 4 fl oz Biofreeze gel tube with hands-free applicator allows the user to apply the gel either hands-free or hands-on. The delicate sponge applicator is perfect for even application of Biofreeze on sore joint, especially smaller joints like the knuckles.
o The 3 fl oz Biofreeze roll-on is a hands-free application with the added benefit of the roller ball that can be used to massage painful muscles and stimulate trigger points in the affected area.
o The 4 fl oz Biofreeze 360° Spray is hands-free application designed for hard to reach areas and is particularly beneficial for conditions involving minor neck and back pain.
o The 5 mL packets are available in boxes of 100 and are most commonly used for traveling purposes, when it is inconvenient to carry one of the larger sizes.
Can I buy the larger bottle sizes of the Biofreeze?
Do you have any studies about long-term use of Biofreeze?
Please remember that Biofreeze is a topical pain reliever, not a cure to an underlying condition. It provides temporary pain relief. If you have any questions regarding the product or its use, please consult your healthcare Professional. If condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days consult a doctor.
How long does Biofreeze last, when is the expiration date?
What is the active ingredient in Biofreeze?
When was Biofreeze invented?
Does Biofreeze contain gluten, starch, aspirin or nut derivatives?
Will Biofreeze cause any adverse effects if I am taking other medications?
If I am Pregnant or nursing – Can I use Biofreeze?
Can I use a heating pad while also using Biofreeze?
Can I wrap the area where I have used the Biofreeze?
Biofreeze in the EYE – how should I treat this?
Can I use Biofreeze to cool sunburn pain, in a tanning bed or sauna?
Can I use Biofreeze on insect bites or for poison ivy?
Will Biofreeze work on headaches?
My child or pet ate Biofreeze, what do I do?
Pet – Contact your veterinarian immediately.
Can I use Biofreeze on an open wound or stitches?
After applying Biofreeze, I have developed a rash/irritation on my skin. What should I do?
Is Biofreeze registered with the FDA?
Is there Aspirin in Biofreeze?
Is there Capsaicin in Biofreeze?
Can I use Biofreeze if I have Diabetes?
Is Biofreeze vegetarian friendly?
What resistance or force is produced by the bands and tubing?
What color band or tubing should I use?
Why do the bands or tubing break, and what precautions should I take?
When should I replace my bands or tubing?
How do I connect the bands or tubing for exercise?
Always secure the bands or tubing to a sturdy, non-movable object. The Thera-Band Door Anchor should be used to secure one end of the bands or tubing for exercise. It isn’t advisable to tie the exerciser to a door knob or to “close” them in a door; this leads to early breaking. The Thera-Band Exercise Handles and Assist can be used to grasp the exercisers. To connect to the legs or arms, use the Thera-Band Extremity Strap.
TheraBand™ brand products comprise the world’s leading line of progressive elastic resistance exercise products for professional rehabilitation and wellness training. They are developed and manufactured by The Hygenic Corporation.
TheraBand™ resistance exercise systems are used as tools for rehabilitating and restoring muscle and joint functions and for improving conditioning, balance and building strength. TheraBand™ product lines include latex and latex-free bands, natural rubber tubing, exercise balls, hand exercisers, flexible bars, exercise mats, stability trainers, aquatic exercise products, specialized kits for athletes and enthusiasts, and paraffin heat therapy.
The TheraBand™ brand name was first introduced by The Hygenic Corporation in 1976 and has since gained an international reputation with therapists for quality and effectiveness. The Hygenic Corporation, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is a multinational firm with two divisions: OEM and Specialty Products, which produces a diverse array of non-therapy products for use in a wide range of industries from medical devices to fishing lures, and the TheraBand™ division, which manufactures and markets the Thera-Band brand product line.
The TheraBand™ division is the industry leader in new product development and supporting scientific research on the benefits of exercise in rehabilitation, strength building, injury prevention. In 1999, the company founded the TheraBand™ Academy, an international organization composed of leading physicians, therapists and university faculty to identify new research for funding and develop an international body of knowledge on treating and preventing injuries and disease through various types of exercise.
The Hygenic Corporation was founded in 1925 by Walter P. Keith when he acquired the Hygenic Dental Rubber Company. Today, the company has approximately 300 employees worldwide. In addition to its Akron headquarters and manufacturing plant, it operates manufacturing and distribution centers in Ipoh, Malaysia and Hadamar, Germany.
How long can I stretch the bands or tubing?
How do bands and tubing compare to free weights (such as dumbbells)?
How do I clean the TheraBand elastic bands or tubing?
What exercises should I do with your bands or tubing?
What length of band or tubing should I use?
Why and under what circumstances is it better to use latex-free TheraBand bands over standard latex Thera-Band bands?
What is the TheraBand System of Progressive Resistance?
Tan = Extra Light Resistance
Yellow = Light Resistance
Red = Medium Resistance
Green = Heavy Resistance
Blue = Extra Heavy Resistance
Black = Special Heavy Resistance
Silver = Super Heavy Resistance
Gold = Maximum Resistance
In general, tan and yellow are used for early rehabilitation or very frail individuals. The most common resistances are red, green & blue. Black, silver and gold are typically used by athletes