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Severe Tendinitis Started Back In 1997

Author: Donna S.
Date: 04-22-2012
Views: 3,169
Word Count: 201
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7145-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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I had severe tendinitis in 1997 could not use my full arm at all due to it being severely inflamed. The doctor said there was nothing that could be done as it is an overuse syndrome. (So he expected me to do nothing? I did give up many outside activities, but I did need to keep my job.) I requested therapy, which helped and then lived on Ibuprofen until 2012.

January of 2012 I began applying PanAway and Peppermint oils to my hand and all the way up my arm to my shoulder and neck for pain relief.

A few weeks later I read about the Lemongrass and applied it as well. (I dislike the aroma of Lemongrass, but it did the job). The PanAway and Peppermint were alleviating my pain and Lemongrass completed the healing. No more pain and no more Ibuprofen. I now only apply the oils when necessary.

As I work at a computer all day, and write many numbers, etc. my hands are in use 8 hours 5 days a week. Some weeks can be very intense so now when necessary I turn to my oils, no more pain and no more Ibuprofen!!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: nerve-pain — "The patient was successfully treated with topical peppermint oil [for postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles].... The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain."Link
2.Associated topics: nerve-pain,pinched-nerve — "Ameliorative effects of Ocimum sanctum [holy basil] in sciatic nerve transection-induced neuropathy...."Link
3.Associated topics: nerve-pain — "Topical high-concentration L-menthol is the only established human experimental pain model to study mechanisms underlying cold hyperalgesia. We aimed at investigating the combinatorial effect of cold stimuli and topical L-menthol on cold pain and secondary mechanical hyperalgesia. Cold detection threshold and cold pain threshold (CPT) increased after L-menthol and remained high after the cold rekindling cycles.... Skin blood flow increased after L-menthol and stayed stable after cold cycles. Repeated application of cold on skin treated by L-menthol facilitated and prolonged L-menthol-induced cold pain and hyperalgesia."Link

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