From time to time I like to tell you about products that we have used that have been helpful to us in managing our Juvenile Arthritis. Occasionally, my sons will use Biofreeze for topical JA pain relief. (For swollen or stiff joints, these are NOT good pain relievers for pre-shot numbing! For that, we love our Buzzy) Its a great product, but it can be pricey, and not always easy to find. We have found another alternative, called Zim’s Max Freeze, that also has quite a few natural ingredients, and is less smelly than over the counter Ben Gay or Icy Hot. Zim’s Max Freeze is also more readily available in stores, so if I need something fast, I don’t have to wait for an internet order to arrive. I was delighted to find this review and giveaway for Zim’s through Sandy’s P.O.V. and thought I would pass it on to you!
We also alternate hot and cold packs to confuse the nerves and dull the pain. Of course, we always consult our doctor and take the medications we have been prescribed as well. When things are bad enough that my boys need a little extra help, topical pain relief solutions like Zim’s are often just enough to tip the scales to “bearable.” What do you use for JA pain relief? I would love to hear about it in the comments. We are always looking for more solutions that we can put in our JA arsenal!
Don’t forget to follow the link and visit Sandy’s P.O.V. for your chance to win a free bottle of Zim’s Max Freeze. Giveaway ends on 3/1/2015 so hurry!