It’s not just movement, it’s managing your pain holistically
Health, wellness & your pain
Pain management includes so much more than just medication. Body pain rarely only affects the physical point of pain. It can affect the whole body, including one’s emotional and mental wellbeing. While medicated gels and plasters can prove to be helpful pain treatments, there are many complementary techniques that may help in alleviating pain and restoring your joy of... movement.
We aim to educate and empower you (after all, knowledge is power), to approach pain management in a holistic way that addresses all aspects of your lifestyle to help get you moving again.
Here you can find reliable resources on anything from arthritis-friendly stretches, mood-boosting meditations, to tips on how to speak to your doctor, weight management, and so much more – all from our team here at Voltarol.
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UNDERSTANDING YOUR BODY PAIN
EXERCISE & DIET
We stand by your side as an ally in all things pain relief. Whether it's the benefits of exercise you could do, or how to have conversations about pain with your doctor, we're here to help you get back to doing the little things that have a big impact. Because it’s not just movement. It’s taking a walk with a friend. It’s unpacking that last box to call a house a home. It’s the sparkle in your eyes as you carry that three-tiered chocolate cake to the dinner table. It’s feeling like yourself again.
Understanding your body pain
Understanding your body pain is not only critical to helping you find the best way to treat pain, but it could also help speed your recovery or help manage it. Before reaching for a pain relief treatment, it is useful to understand what pain is, why it occurs, what it means, and the best ways to manage it. For instance, what is the difference between acute pain and chronic pain? What does it mean if pain is dull vs. sharp? Learn all about the types of pain and what they can mean.
Learn about your body and how it changes as you age
Find out how your body works, changes you may experience as you get older, and how to deal with age related body pain.
Different types of pain and how to talk about them
Knowing how to talk to your healthcare professional can get you the treatment you need
What is Acute Pain? Causes and Management
What is acute pain, exactly? And, why does it exist?
What is Chronic Pain? Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
Learn more about chronic pain to help manage – and lessen – its impact on your life
Pain relief during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Find out what to do if experiencing body pain in pregnancy or when breastfeeding.
How good posture can help back pain
Learn how good posture can help reduce your back pain
It’s not just accelerating your recovery, it’s getting back to the things you love
Find out more about how Voltarol can help.
Our mental health is no less important than our physical health. One of the most difficult, and often-overlooked, aspects of living with pain is its effect on our mood and the accompanying emotional pain we experience. Learning how to set goals and reach out to others can be invaluable in the quest for sustained pain management. Here are some resources to help strengthen your mental wellbeing and keep your mind in tip-top shape.
Pain Management: Guidelines, Techniques & Goals
Pain management is the name of the game when it comes to living a joyful life
How connecting with others helps with emotional and physical pain management
Pain can be isolating. Learn why reaching out to others can be so beneficial
Mindfulness for sleep
A bad night's sleep is the last thing you need when you suffer from pain
Exercise & diet
Diet and exercise impact both your physical and mental wellbeing. But where should you start? What exercises are suitable when suffering from knee pain? Which foods could promote a healthy weight? Learn more about the benefits of exercise and weight management, and how keeping fit can help you to stay healthy and relieve pain. And best of all, we keep it all simple and straightforward so you can get started now.
Get moving with Voltarol Movement Coach
Get moving with Voltarol Movement Coach Help tackle your pain with free personalised exercise videos.
Pain Relief Benefits of Weight Management
It’s not just how much we eat, but what we eat that can influence our pain
Yoga poses for backache
Help manage your back pain by practicing these poses
Benefits of Exercise
Exercise has a bunch of benefits that can improve your life, including your pain levels
Stretches and exercises to relieve wrist pain
Pain in your wrists can get in the way of everyday tasks like using the computer or driving. Try some exercises designed to combat wrist pain here
How to Get Rid of Neck Pain from Sleeping Wrong
Waking up with a stiff neck? Explore changes you can make to counteract neck pain whilst sleeping
Are you looking for home remedies for back pain? Natural remedies for osteoarthritis? Complementary or medicated pain relief solutions? Here are some tips for therapies that can supplement your pain management regimen and help you feel better over time.
6 Home Remedies for Back Pain Relief
When back pain has you laid up on the couch, try these at-home techniques
Alternative Pain Relief Methods for You
Try these alternatives to work alongside your medication for body pain
9 Best Home Remedies for Knee Pain Relief
Get help for your knees without leaving the comfort of home
Natural Remedies for Osteoarthritis Pain Relief
Pain relief doesn’t have to be all about taking medicine – find out how natural remedies for osteoarthritis can also get you moving again
Explore Voltarol products for pain relief
Let's help get you moving freely again. Try our range of medicated Voltarol gels, medicated plasters or heat patches for effective relief that targets body pain at its source. Find out which is a suitable fit for you.
Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel, Voltarol Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Relief 1.16% Gel (for non-serious arthritic conditions), Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel and Voltarol Max Strength Pain Relief 2.32% Gel contain diclofenac diethylammonium, and can be used for muscular / joint pain relief. Do not use on children under 14 years. Voltarol 140mg Medicated Plaster contains diclofenac sodium for relief of sprains and strains. Do not use on children under 16 years. Always read the label.