Pain management includes so much more than just medication. Pain rarely only affects the physical point of pain. It can affect the whole body, including one’s emotional and mental wellbeing. While medicated gels, patches, and pills can prove to be exceedingly helpful pain treatments, there are many additional options that may help alleviate pain and restore your joy of ...movement more completely.
We aim to educate and empower you (after all, knowledge is power), to approach pain management in a holistic way that addresses all aspects of your lifestyle to get you moving again.
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UNDERSTANDING YOUR BODY PAIN
EXERCISE & DIET
That’s why, true to our ambition, we stand by your side as an ally in all things pain relief, whether it’s the benefits of exercises you could do or how to have conversations about pain with your doctor. All so you can get back to doing the little things that have a big impact. Because it’s not just movement. It’s taking a walk with a friend. It’s unpacking that last box to call a house a home. It’s the sparkling eyes as you carry that three-tiered chocolate cake to the dinner table. It’s feeling like yourself again.
Understanding your body pain
Understanding your pain is not only critical to helping you find the best way to treat pain, but it could also help speed your recovery or help manage it. Before reaching for a pain relief treatment, it is helpful to understand what pain is, why it occurs, what it means, and the best ways to manage it. For instance, what is acute pain and how does it differ from other types of pain? What does it mean if pain is dull vs sharp? Learn all about the types of pain and what they can mean.
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Exercise & diet
Diet and exercise impact both your physical and mental wellbeing. But where should you start? What are some low-impact exercises or stretches that can help manage the pain? Which foods could promote a healthy weight? Learn more about the benefits of exercise, diet, and weight management, and how keeping fit can help you to stay healthy and relieve pain. And best of all, we keep it all simple and straightforward so you can get started now. But, be sure to talk to your doctor before trying any new exercises to find out if they are right for you.
Exercise and your body
Learn more about the benefits of exercise and how keeping fit can help you to stay healthy and relieve pain.
Explore our range of products
Voltaren products are specially formulated to target the source of your pain and help you with pain management. There are a variety of Voltaren Emulgel formulas depending on the location and severity of your pain. Explore the Voltaren gel range to find a pain treatment product that could help you get moving again.
Voltaren Emulgel Back & Muscle Pain 1.16% w/w, Voltaren Emulgel Back & Muscle Pain with a No Mess Applicator 1.16% w/w, Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength 2.32% w/w, Voltaren Emulgel Joint Pain Regular Strength 1.16% w/w and Voltaren Emulgel Joint Pain Extra Strength 2.32% w/w contains diclofenac diethylamine, and is used for the relief of pain associated with recent (acute), localized muscle or joint injuries such as sprains, strains or sports injuries (e.g. sprain of ankle, strain of shoulder or back muscles). To be sure this product is right for you, please read and follow the label.
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