Ice is the original cold therapy solution. Like Biofreeze, it reduces arterial blood flow to the applied area, while increasing circulation in the skin. There are some disadvantages to ice, however, such as stiffness, skin irritation, temporary pain and numbness, and the fact that it requires inactivity during application.
Biofreeze offers the benefits of ice, and more. In a study of Biofreeze vs ice on acute uncomplicated neck pain, Biofreeze was found to be:
• Nearly twice as powerful in relieving pain
• Substantially more comfortable and convenient
• Longer-lasting in 9 out of 10 patients
• Generally preferred
BIOFREEZE products can effectively help relieve pain from: