What You Can Do When You Get A Muscle Injury
We periodically suffer from injuries such as pulled muscles, strained and bruised tendons. The occurrence of such injuries is due to the improper use of our body muscles arising from our active, hectic lifestyle and even incorrect sleep posture.
The biggest and perhaps most common mistake most of us make is to leave the injury alone, hoping that it would heal by itself. The other common mistake is to take your time to consult a physician on the injury.
Without proper treatment, continual strained or repeated movement on the already inflamed muscles and tendons actually further aggravates the injury. The inflamed muscles take a longer time to heal and as such we continue to suffer the pain and discomfort for a longer period of time. This also means a disruption to your normal lifestyle or a loss of overall performance, especially for sports people.
The best course of action is to immediately attend to the injured area once the injury occurs. This can be as simple as cooling down the inflammation with Pain Patch / Medicated Plasters, medicated patches or medicated ointments before getting your injury attended to by the doctor.
Prevention is always better than cure. With proper first-step care, your injury heals quicker, and you can resume your normal lifestyle in no time. Most importantly, you reduce your chances of further injuring your muscles and developing chronic injury.
Tiger Balm pain patches / medicated plasters, medicated patches and medicated ointments are useful in treating the common problems listed below:
- Fatigue in your muscles
- Stiffness in your tendons, joints or vertebrae
- Pulled or bruised muscles
- Pain caused by fracture or chilblains
We recommend the following Tiger Balm pain patches / medicated plasters, medicated patches and medicated ointments. They are formulated with active ingredients to warm the injured area, cool the inflammation and increase the blood flow to the muscles.