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New Electrotherapy Patch Provides Drug-Free Pain Relief for Golfers

Sep 01, 2011



To the untrained eye, golf looks like an easy-going, injury-free sport. It’s not a contact sport. It’s not even high impact. But anyone who has ever swung a club or walked a round carrying their clubs knows that golf can be a game of pain. Neck, shoulders, back, legs—there are few parts of the body unaffected by the golf swing.

Traditional treatment of golf’s aches and pains consisted of taking over-the-counter pain relievers or perhaps applying ice packs and heating pads to the affected areas. ActiPatch™, a new pain-relief product, offers golfers a drug-free alternative to ease their pain.

ActiPatch is a thin, lightweight patch worn on the injured area. Its technology is based on electrotherapy, which has long been used by physicians and athletic trainers. Electrotherapy pulses help to reestablish communication between cells in the affected area, which allows for less swelling, less pain, and quicker healing. The unobtrusive patch consists of advanced circuitry and a battery-operated microchip to deliver the electrotherapy pulses. The sophisticated technology makes ActiPatch a quicker and more effective pain reliever and anti-inflammatory agent than traditional medication. The pain relief provided by ActiPatch also lasts longer. The ActiPatch website boasts that relief from one patch can last for up to one month.

Since ActiPatch is most effective on soft tissue injuries, it is ideal for treatment of common golf injuries. Players suffering from sore backs, sore shoulders, or Golfer’s Elbow can all experience relief with ActiPatch. Wearing the patch directly over the affected area, affixed with medical tape or bandages, can reduce pain and swelling more efficiently than traditional remedies.

A major benefit of ActiPatch is that it is completely drug-free. Any pain reliever, whether prescribed or over-the-counter, has potential side effects and potential negative impact on the golf gam. Pain relievers may also cause complications with other medications or worsen a user’s other conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, because they affect the whole body, not just the targeted injured areas. ActiPatch won’t interact with any other medications. It is designed to be applied to and treat the immediate area that is injured or swollen. Because there are no known side effects and the patch itself has a low profile once applied, ActiPatch won’t interfere with your golf game while it providing pain relief.

Source: ActiPatch news release, PRWeb.com.



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User Comments

John
Anyone see this on Dr.Oz???
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Krayle
This patch worked great for me and has helped me cut back on my prescription medication too. Actipatch is a awesome futuristic type product.
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Clarence
I'm back to play golf thanks to the actipatch. I hurt my back playing and my doctor put me on pain medicine and muscle relaxers. I tried the back patch and it really does work well. No need to pop pills anymore.
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paul
Hard to believe but this patch works. My elbow hasn't felt this good in many years and I'm golfing quite a bit more these days.
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Dan
At first I was apprehensive but I ordered one from Amazon. I received it in a few days and put it on my wrist. It took awhile but it definitely works. Now I'm back at the tennis court playing pain free!
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Steve
I order a Actipatch and I really like how it worked on my back pain. Order one if you have pain. It works!
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Cindy
Real pain relief without drugs. The Actipatch worked on my knee pain. I'm golfing without all the pain I used to have. A very impressive product!
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Kelly
ActiPatch is the greatest thing ever invented!!
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