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    I'm Not Kidding, Over 19,000 People Love This Topical Cream For Pain And Swelling

    People with arthritis, tennis elbow, sprained ankles, and other bodily pain swear by this stuff.

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    It was a lovely, sunny day when I gracefully fell down my stairs and sprained my ankle. And, people β€” that was MONTHS ago, yet it's still inflamed and causing me discomfort throughout the day.


    So I hopped on Amazon in search of something to help, and I came across this Penetrax topical cream ($19). That's when I realized a whole bunch of people use it to relieve a wide range of body pains.

    It's a topical formula that can be used on hands, arms, feet, neck, and back to provide instant pain relief and even be used in conjunction with heating pads, braces, massagers, and other therapies.

    When I say a ton of people, I mean 23,000 people have left reviews on Amazon β€” 81% of those being 4 and 5 stars. Guys, that's like a small town! / Marcela Nowak /

    "I have been using Penetrex for more then two years. I am 78-year-old with severe arthritis due to loss of all cartilage in both shoulders. I receive shots in each shoulder every four months or so. They do help but I still have a great deal of pain daily. Penetrex eases this pain quickly from the very beginning. I also have some arthritis in my neck and knees, so I use Penetrex there also. I mean this sincerely, this product has been a blessing to me. I am able to work part time as a host in a restaurant where I also help with bussing tables. I couldn't do this job without my Penetrex. I have recommended it to everyone and many have thanked me introducing it to them. I urge you to give this product a try. Use as suggested and you hopefully will get the help I have gotten. It is worth paying a little more then over the counter products I have previously used. A little goes a long way." β€”Joanna Anderson

    I read through tons of reviews to understand the hype around this cream. According to this reviewer, it seriously helped their chronic pain caused by years of drumming:

    Avi Sills /

    "I'm a professional drummer/percussionist. And have chronic pain in my wrists, hands, neck, and shoulders. I've tried many different products over the years and have found a few which have given me some relief. Earlier this year I tried Penetrex based on the positive reviews on Amazon. I've been using it for just over six months and am absolutely impressed. My general pain level has gone down significantly, and my wrists and hands are much better." β€”Avi Sills

    This buyer said it's great for plantar fasciitis discomfort, and it even allowed them to enjoy hiking again.

    Shirley Hart /

    "I bought this mostly (desperately) to help with my plantar fasciitis and it actually worked. I did the initial treatment and noticed a significant different by day eight. It has allowed me to hike with significantly less or no pain. There has been no change to my daily routine except using this. Now I just use it on my hike days and I've been happy. I would suggest giving it a try if your plantar fasciitis won't go away, just make sure to follow the directions for use. My achilles tendon benefitted as well β€” I get less burning and can stretch with less pain. I added the photo because Penetrex makes it so I can hike to places like this much more comfortably." β€”Shirley Hart

    And this customer who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis said, "it helps with osteo, and it even helps with my excruciating tendinosis foot pain."

    Matthew Durrett /

    "I love this stuff. I have suffered with chronic pain for 33 years. That is no exaggeration. It all began when I was 27 and after two years of suffering, I was finally diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Then about 20 years ago I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis. About that same time, I began experiencing soft-tissue foot pain (tendinitis and plantar fasciitis) and it has gotten worse over the years, and now it has morphed into tendinosis. Lately, now that I am 59, I have been experiencing worsening symptoms of all these issues due to aging. I wish I could say I have found the 'magic bullet' that would make all my pain disappear, but I can't do that. However, I have found a few things that make my daily journey a little easier. One of those things is Penetrex. This stuff really does help, even if only temporarily. It helps with fibromyalgia, it helps with osteo, and it even helps with my excruciating tendinosis foot pain. I rub it in, and within minutes, sometimes almost immediately, my pain subsides. I like to use it at bedtime because the pain relief helps me sleep.

    It doesn't last 24 hours a day, but it does last a good while. You can use it often throughout the day. It has no nasty smell. I like the consistency of it, it is not too thick or too thin. It is a tad greasy, which is my only complaint. But when you are in a lot of pain, you can overlook some things. Overall, I highly recommend this product to those who suffer from mild to moderate, even some severe pain. It may not help everyone, but I was really surprised at how quickly it helped me and how effective it is on even my worst pain. I know it's expensive, but how can you put a price tag on pain relief, even if its only temporary? I would say, try one jar and just see what happens. Look at all the reviews, and check it out for yourself.

    And trust me, I would not be wasting my time with this review if I didn't mean every word I have said here. This stuff helps me, I hope it helps you too." β€”Julie K. Nichols

    It can even help with swollen feet caused by pregnancy.

    Amazon Customer / / Amazon Customer /

    "I'm 31 weeks pregnant with horrible swelling in my feet and ankles. My husband massaged Penetrex on my left foot and look at the difference! It does help!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Of course, this cream cannot cure the cause of your pain, but hopefully it can give you a bit of dang relief. Now, go relax!

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.97.

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