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    Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
    7/1/2009 3:48:11 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am 34 yrs old and have 2 bulging disks in my neck and a shoulder joint problem as well. Was having difficulty with oral script meds and OTC causing problems with my stomach. This is a great alternative and seems to work fairly well. Just started with sample last week. It definitely works as well as ibuprofen, and no dizzy, sleepy stuff that I was getting from the prescription meds.

    Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
    6/22/2009 5:13:35 PM

    Reviewer: BigMistake, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have used this treatment approximately once a day for almost two weeks. It releived my pain, but I now suffer from nausea and severe abdominal pains/stricture. I have had to see my physician as an emergency appointment due to the severe lower abdominal pain and my inability to eat without discomfort. I am now taking medication for nausea (protonix) and Bentyl for spasms. Be very careful on t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
    6/17/2009 1:15:14 PM

    Reviewer: Kathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Dosage was 2 gr. four times per day on knee. Had immediate relief and all pain and discomfort is resolved. Have used for three days so far.

    Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
    6/7/2009 4:30:16 PM

    Reviewer: fortunat@bellsouth.net, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    stomach pain and burning in the stomach area and a knot in the throat. It seems to work for awhile. I having been taking topical Voltaren Gel for about two months one to two times a day . I have a numbness in my right arm since I started the medicine. The reason I started taking hte medicine was for my ankle in the right foot,was because of pain in the tendons in my ankle. I DID NOT EXPECT to have ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
    6/5/2009 7:44:56 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have carpel tunnel in both hands up to my elbow. I have done physical therapy, steroid pills, cortizone shots etc. I really like this gel because it it easy to use, it doesn't smell bad, and it really works!!! I am using it 3 times a day for less then one week now and I already feel a difference

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