Ask The Doctor – How Much MuscleCare Should I Apply?

Posted by Dr. Chris Oswald on 2016-11-30

Whether you are experiencing new, acute pain, or persisting chronic pain in any area, stretching and using Musclecare’s muscle and joint pain formula will only help your body heal faster the sooner you start incorporating it into your daily routine.

 

Patients have been reaping the benefits of Musclecare for many years now. A common question is the amount of Musclecare that should be used to treat each person’s specific case. The following guide will provide the specific amount of Musclecare that should be applied based on the type of injury, the severity of the pain.

 

Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

 

MuscleCare has the ability to reduce the pain caused by the swelling and inflammation of the joints caused by both Arthritis and Osteoarthritis.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon during day as required
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 2x AM/PM, rollon in day as needed
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Rollon AM, cream AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Rollon AM, cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Low Back Pain

 

Up to 85 percent of working adults can expect to experience low back pain at some point in their life – especially pregnant mothers.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

Did you know that Musclecare is safe to use in pregnancy?

 

Neck Pain

 

Neck pain is typically the result of trauma, inflammation and repetitive stress on related areas of the body.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Rollon AM, cream 2-3x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Rollon AM, cream 2-3x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Headache, Migraine

 

Majority of migraines can stem from other issues in the body such as neck and shoulder dysfunction. Musclecare can help ease the pain of migraines.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Rollon AM, cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 3 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Rollon AM, cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 3 x in day

 

Shoulder stiffness

 

Regular stretches and applying Musclecare’s pain relief formulae as follows is the best remedy for curing stiff shoulders. Always apply to neck & shoulder.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Rollon AM, cream 2-3x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Rollon AM, cream 2-3x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Frozen shoulder

 

Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder is a painful consistent stiffness of the shoulder joint. Normal shoulder movements are made extremely difficult. Never forget the neck.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 day Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 3 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 day Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 3 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 day Cream AM/midday/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 day Cream AM/midday/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

 

Strain (any area)

 

Usually occurring during physical activities or exercise. a the pain can result from the simple stretch of a muscle or tendon up to a complete tear.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon – 30 days Rollon – 4 x per day
Chronic 2 rollons – 60 days Rollon – 4 x per day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 1 cream – 60 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

Sprain (any area)

 

Unlike strains, sprains result in the stretching or tearing of ligaments. Sprains typically occur in the ankle.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon – 30 days Rollon – 4 x per day
Chronic As needed As needed
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic As needed As needed

 

Sciatica

 

Sciatica refers to any pain affecting the back, hip, and outer side of the leg, that is the result of the compression of a spinal nerve root in the lower back. Sharp, electrical intense pain in the buttock and leg often to the root.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Rollon AM and 3 x in day, cream 3 x PM
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 4 cream – 60 days Cream 3x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

 

Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow

 

The nature in the way our elbows bend and stretch in both tennis and golf can cause abrupt or subtle injury of the muscle and tendon area around the outside of the elbow.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream – AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream – 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream – 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

Click for a list of approved stretches for both golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow.

 

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

 

Repetitive strain injuries are the result in the impairment of muscles and tendons caused by repetitive actions.

 

Mild Pain Acute 2 rollon – 60 days Rollon 4 x per day, 1 for home, 1 to go
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Leg Cramps

 

Leg cramps are either caused by sitting awkwardly for a prolonged period of time or trauma to the leg muscle. Always remember to apply MuscleCare to the back.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon – 30 days Rollon – PM and in night as needed
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x PM, rollon in night as needed
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x PM, rollon in night as needed
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream AM/noon/PM, rollon as needed

 

Fibromyalgia

 

Fibromyalgia is chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas. MuscleCare is part of your daily management routine.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/noon/PM, rollon 4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/noon/PM, rollon 4 x in day

 

 

Knee Pain

 

The complexity in the structure of the knee makes it very difficult to diagnose exactly what is causing discomfort in that area. However, Musclecare has been proven to aid any muscle and joint pains that commonly plague the knee.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon – 30 days Rollon 3 – 4 x in day as needed
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Are you a cyclist with knee pain? Read our recent blog post highlighting the effects of cycling on the knees.

 

Plantar Fasciitis

 

Plantar Fasciitis is the pain felt in the the plantar fascia is the ligament that connecting the heel bone to your toes. * Active Body Ball works extremely well with MuscleCare.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream AM/PM, rollon 2-3 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream – 30 days Cream 2 x AM, rollon 2-3 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Other Chronic Pain (more than 6 months)

 

Persistent chronic pain can take a large physical and emotional toll. Musclecare can help ease the shooting, burning, and aching pains and strains that you are experiencing. Consult your Chiropractor or MD for further help.

 

Mild Pain Acute NA
Chronic 1 rollon, 2 cream – 30 days Cream 3 x AM/PM, rollon as needed in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute NA
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream – 60 days Cream 3 x AM/noon/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

 

Diabetic Neuropathy

 

Diabetic Neuropathy is the result of high blood sugar injuring the nerve fibres in the body. Commonly occurs in the legs and feet.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream Cream AM//lunch/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream Cream AM//lunch/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 2 cream Cream AM//lunch/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day
Chronic 2 rollon, 2 cream Cream AM//lunch/PM, rollon 3-4 x in day

 

Video Gamers (RSI)

 

Repetitive stress injuries in the thumbs and hands especially are all too common to professional gamers. In extreme cases, hardcore gamers can be subject to arthritis.

 

Mild Pain Acute 1 rollon 1 x per hour during play/1 x at end of session
Chronic 1 rollon 1 x per hour during play/1 x at end of session
Moderate

to Severe Pain

Acute 1 rollon, 1 cream Rollon 1x per hr./end of session, cream PM
Chronic 1 rollon, 1 cream Rollon 1x per hr./end of session, cream PM

 

All gamers of all ages should use MuscleCare to reset muscles, stretch and use the Active Body Ball to prevent osteoarthritis.

 

Do you classify yourself as a hardcore gamer? Read our blog post exploring how stretching and Musclecare can help save your thumbs and wrists!