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Condition: Joint Pain
2/16/2010 5:27:37 PM

Reviewer: buddy shattery, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
application from knee to ankle and feet. yes the initial application was uncomfortable but as the burning subsided so, to some extent, did the arthritic pain. be aware that feet sweat and warm sweat and product cause renewed burning and itching sensation. keep ankles, feet and toes dry and be moderate with activities. as heat affects the degree of burning sensation so does cold. don't go for w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Joint Pain
10/27/2009 11:40:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a professional musician, and the Capzasin HP allows me to continue with my daily work. BEWARE, if you are considering to use this product, you must know that some people are allergic to Capsaicin in direct contact with the skin. Also, do not apply to the skin prior to taking a warm bath or shower because it can get down right painful. I have become used to the topical pain because the resu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Joint Pain
4/1/2009 12:17:35 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I first put this on my knee and shoulder it was just a warming sensation but within about 20 minute it burned like a 3rd degree sunburn. I left it for about 4 hours...all I could stand. So I tried to wash it off and that made it burn ever hotter. right now I wish I would have gotten on this sight and read this before using. It's time for bed but I can't handle anything to touch tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Joint Pain
9/1/2008 12:33:48 PM

Reviewer: S, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
HORRIBLE BURNING PAIN - 24 HOURS LATER AND I FEEL LIKE I JUST PICKED UP A BURNING LOG OUT OF THE FIRE

Condition: Joint Pain
2/11/2008 2:35:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used this product for arthritis pain in my neck. After application, it begins warm-soothing like a heating pad. It then continues to get HOT, to the burning point. I could no longer stand it and had to wash it off. I thought my skin was just sensitive. My husband used it for his knee. His burning symptoms were much more intense, and it did not help to wash it off. His knee was still sore, ... Show Full Comment

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