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Biofreeze Pain Relieving Roll-On Gel

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Nurse approved

5

I work in the health field an I use this stuff on residents who suffer from numerous types of pain. I also use this on myself. You used to have to get a prescription for this stuff and thankfully you can simply just buy it in the store now. It works great and is fast acting.

Sn91

Illinois

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Really works

5

I have arthritis and bursitis inmyknees and hips. I've tried lots of creams and gels and nothing worked until my Dr gave me a sample of Biofreeze. It relieved my pain instantly. I use it every day. The roll on is easy to use and not messy and it has a pleasant smell.

cagbchee

Tarpon springs, fl

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Works, But is Pricey

4

My Chiropractor introduced me to Biofreeze when I threw my back out a couple of years ago. She said it was a great way to relieve muscle soreness, and tightness. She was right. It did do a good job with dulling those symptoms. The only thing it didn't do was dull the hit to my wallet. Biofreeze is by far one of the most expensive mentholated medicines out there. While it does do a great job, I just can't justify the price tag. I honestly believe that Icy Hot is just as good. The roll on version of Biofreeze does not go very far before you run out. However, the product itself does act fast, and will help the pain tremendously. I also liked the fact that it wasn't greasy, and seemed to evaporate dry on the skin. The draw back is that it tends to wear off fairly fast, and you will need to reapply several times throughout the day. As with any mentholated medicine I highly recommend that you steer clear of sensitive areas on the body, as well as away from eyes and nose. Overall it's a solid product, but just needs to have the price dropped a little.

Eno17

USA

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Works well with easy application

5

This is one of my favorite products for pain relief. I love that it's made in the USA. It really does work and the roll on applicator keeps the gel off my hands. I don't really care for the smell, so it's nice to have the applicator. The smell does fade after the product dries. I started using it while I was pregnant. I had back pain and I was afraid to take regular pain pills. My doctor said this would be safe. I still use it for back pain and pulled muscles. I like it because you can apply it right where it hurts and it works right away. There's no side effects or waiting for it to work. The roll on makes for easy application but the product doesn't dispense very quickly with the applicator. I have to shake it a few times while applying and go over the area several times. Also, the directions specify to only roll on in one direction, not in circles or back and forth. Rolling the product in one direction does seem to help dispense it faster.

Jleadbet

USA

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Biofreeze away the aches and pains

5

I love Biofreeze. I work a very physically active job and at the end of a long day my body is just crushed; I am sore and achy all over. A warm bath helps alleviate some of the tension so that I can relax, but it does not take the soreness and pain away. I get a lot of pain particularly in my lower back because I do a lot of lifting and bending at work. Some times when I come home I am walking hunched over and feel as if I have become crippled. I have tried numerous pain relief rubs and patches, and in my opinion, Biofreeze has them all beat. It rubs on easily and evenly because it is just the right consistency, not too thick or thin like some rubs. What I love about Biofreeze is that it dulls the pain immediately and does not cause crazy burning like other rubs. The pain relief also lasts longer with Biofreeze, which I really appreciate. The reason I did not give it a full 10 is because it is a bit pricier than many of the other rubs, but then again, you get what you pay for.

hwellman

USA

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Product feels good and helps a lot.

4

My exercise center sells and recommends this product. I have lower back pain that is relieved by biofreeze. I use it everyday..usually in the morning or after exerercising. The first feeling is quite cold and is a little shock, but right away you start to feel pain relief.

halilshine

Kenner, LA

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Cold therapy that works for temporary relief

4

The Bottom Line: Biofreeze Pain Relieving Roll-On Gel is a cold therapy product that helps with all sorts of pains by creating this intensely cold sensation, which temporarily blocks the pain. It works quite fast after application, is not messy, and it has a pleasant minty scent. The 3 ounce roll on container is perfect for traveling, especially on long haul flights. I first became familiar with Biofreeze while on a European vacation, and ended up buying the roll on gel container in a French pharmacy, because I had an excruciatingly painful neck ache and needed fast relief. I immediately loved how easy it was to apply. The roll on format allows you to really target the painful areas, without having to get your hands all greasy and tacky. Within about 5 minutes, I started feeling the intensely cool sensation on my neck, and I have to say I was amazed at how great it worked at easing the pain. The relief felt great but it did not last as long as I would have wanted and needed to apply more Biofreeze about two hours later. It definitely works great short term, but is not intended to be used more than four times per day. Unlike other topical balms that relieve pain with heat, my skin did not develop any reaction or rash when I used Biofreeze, so I would also recommend it for people with sensitive skin.

frnchey75

USA

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This makes biofreeze even easier to apply and I love the bottle.

5

I have been a fan of Biofreeze for years since my mom would apply it to my sprains as a young girl. I love the tingly feeling of relief the product gives. I have used it in several forms but by far my favorite is the roll on gel. This makes it so much easier to apply the product and to roll it on where I need it. Because of the roll-on gel, I don't get the product on my hands as much. The only down side to the roll-on is that when I need to get in nooks and cranny's such as between toes, I have to roll it on and then massage it in with my fingers to get medicine where I need it. When you first open the bottle, you have to roll the roller around on your skin for a few second before the product comes out because it's made to keep everything fresh. After you use it, you simply screw the cap back on. This product has the same great formula as their original gel. It goes on cool to the touch and is a bit tingly and then the tingly sensation increases in a good way to help bring relief to the sprain or strained area. The smell is kind of like menthol and peppermint which I like and do not mind but it may not be a crowd pleaser for some. I wouldn't recommend just relying on this alone if you have a long work day ahead. It can be used in conjunction with a minor pain reliever. It works best if you're planning on staying off the strain or sprain. It does take some of the sting away but it isn't going to allow you to be running marathons on a sprained ankle.

clinen11

USA

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It really freezes the pain.

5

I really love this roll-on gel it's not messy, gooey, sticky or thick. I went into my chiropractors for the usual check up and let him know i was having more lower back pain. The stretches were not working out. Nor were the pain pills i was trying to suppress the tingling sensation with. He told me he had something for me that will make me feel better. Looked around his i was waiting in the office thinking. "how big of a pain pill is he gonna make me take?" He left the room and popped back in with a box. He cut it open and pulled out the roll on gel, I was skeptical because it was the first time i had seen it. He let me apply some on and I could feel the gel working right on contact. It gave me a brief tingling sensation before working it's way into the tired muscles. It gave me back my strength and took away from the grittiness from bad experiences from pain relievers. I was genuinely shocked my relief came in the form of a roll on gel!

TyeshaTanakaPowe

USA

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Good product; easy topical application

5

Okay, the first time I used this, I thought, 'Who cares if it works or not, it feels good going on!' When I had a sore neck muscle that went down into my right shoulder, I loved it when my daughter or husband would roll this on me. It was like a mini-massage. And who likes getting their hands goopy or stinky from the creams, etc.? You have nothing to touch, so no hand washing afterwards. It doesn't take a whole lot to be effective, and it's nice that I didn't have to take pain relievers orally. Sometimes if pain gets severe enough, oral pain reliever along with the use of this Biofreeze can be a Godsend. It does double duty. For most instances, however, just the Biofreeze itself will be enough. The best part? If you want to wear this during the day when you have to go to work or be out and about, no one else will be able to smell you a mile away and think, "Ah, that person pulled a muscle!" It's scent is much more mild than other creams I've used. It isn't the cheapest stuff around, but probably one of the most topical body pain relievers I've ever used;.

LoriZT

USA

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