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    23 Pain Relief Products From Amazon That Reviewers Actually Swear By

    Because finding the right relief can be a literal pain in the neck.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Please note that these aren't medical recommendations. Be sure to check with your doctor before starting any kind of treatment.

    1. A king-sized heating pad to have you covered, literally, even if your entire back is aching (no more doubling up on heating pads!).

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    Promising review: "I love this heating pad. I need my heating pad to get very hot for any relief and this does just that. It is also large enough that I can wrap it around myself to reach every area I need." β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $14.95 (available in two colors)

    2. A relieving lotion for when the pain from swollen or inflamed areas starts swelling up inside you.

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    Promising review: "I'm 31 weeks pregnant with horrible swelling in my feet and ankles. My husband massaged this on my left foot and look at the difference (pictured above)! It does help!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $18.97

    3. A box of leg cramp tablets that may help you trot out that Charlie horse in no time!

    Amazon

    Includes 100 quick-dissolving tablets.

    Promising review: "Unfortunately, I go through periods when I experience horrendous leg cramps literally every night. Someone had suggested I try these and gave me a handful to test out. As soon as one of those severe leg cramps woke me up yet again, I dissolved four of the tablets under my tongue (I keep my bottle on my night stand) and within SECONDS the cramp let go. I now swear by these miraculous little tablets!" β€”Eric B52

    Price: $8.29

    4. An essential oil stick you're gonna want to ~stick~ with forever when you see how well it works.

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    Learn more about this life saving essential oil stick from BuzzFeed writer Katy Herman's review.

    Promising review: "Is this science? Witchcraft? Who cares! I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better if I covered my hotpack in this, zapped it in the microwave, and wrapped it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live." β€”Katie P.

    Price: $10.99

    5. A nipple cream β€” feeding your baby is gonna feel incredible, but feeling relief on your sore, cracked nipples after feeding said baby will feel even better.

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    Promising review: "This has been a life saver. My daughter was born and was labeled an aggressive eater and we were having latch problems because of it. She destroyed my nipples in a 24 hour period. I took to the internet to look for some magic cure and stumbled across this stuff. Once I received it I immediately applied it and felt instant relief! Fast forward a week later and I'm healed up! I still use it when my nipples get dry. It's a godsend." β€”Victoria Davis

    Price: $10.40

    6. A wearable pain pack that may help tell your brain to cool it with the chronic pain.

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    This is designed to be placed on a stimulation point below the knee and accesses your central nervous system through pulses said to wake up your brain's natural pain blockers, giving you the freedom to move around pain-free. This requires a Smartphone or Tablet, not included.

    Promising review: "I purchased the new Quell about two weeks ago. It really works. I’ve had chronic back pain for over three years. I’ve now played golf three times without taking any pain medication. I like the size of this. The only thing I don’t like about it is that the start button is not on the device. You must use your phone app, but that's certainly not a excuse not to purchase it. Their customer service is better than fantastic!" β€”P. Stevens

    Price: $299

    7. A hemp balm so you can attempt to rub away the pain with a product that's the actual balm dot com.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have had two rotator cuff surgeries on my shoulder and this cream really helps with pain relief instead of using pain medication. I can finally get a good night's sleep when I put this on before going to bed. It also works great throughout the day to alleviate the pain. I highly recommend it!" β€”John Morgan

    Price: $29.99

    8. Or a cannabis oil for anyone who would prefer to skip the pain pills while also skipping their pain.

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    Promising review: "My mom had back surgery and hasn't been able to move with ease ever since. I was looking for something to help her with pain instead of medication. After reading reviews for this oil, I had her sample it. The next time I saw her (two weeks later) she was swimming and cooking dinner, and moving around like normal! She said she hadn't taken medicine for several days but had been ingesting a teaspoon of oil everyday. I'm so happy I could cry!" β€”MommyInCandyLand

    Price: $9.99

    9. An orthopedic knee pillow (with a strap) that'll give you proper sleeping posture to possibly help end your painful, sleepless nights.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE this pillow. I have a herniated disc and have attempted for a while to sleep with a pillow between my knees, but it got kicked away most nights. This pillow is amazing. The strap really does keep it on my leg so when I roll over it ends up rolling with me and staying in place, or mostly in place. It is much more stable than just regular pillows as well, so it's more supportive. I'm buying another one for my spouse!" β€”Kourtney Spaulding

    Price: $28.95

    10. A pair of acupressure insoles so you won't be left howling in pain when your dogs are barking.

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    Promising review: "My husband is a truck mechanic so he spends much time on concrete. He has flat feet and needs nice support from his work boots or his knees hurt. He really likes these massaging inserts. He took the old cushion out of his work boots and replaced it with these massaging inserts and he said they are like a new pair of boots again. He said his knees no longer hurt and the boots are wearable again. He had me order another set of massaging insoles for his second pair of work boots." β€”AmazonCustomer

    Price: $12.99

    11. A breathable compression brace said to increase blood flow and soothe any pain you may feel after a groin, quad, hip, sciatica, or hamstring injury.

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    Promising review: "Honestly, this is one of the best purchases that I've made. I have been suffering from chronic hip pain and sciatica for the past few months. I felt the difference in my pain immediately after wearing this. If you're dealing with sciatica, hip, or groin pain I highly recommend you buy this. It works very well." β€”Nischaya

    Price: $21.99+ (available in two sizes)

    12. A cooling gel so you try to freeze pain in its tracks.

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    Promising review: "This cream is very strong. They used it at the physical therapy department my husband went to after back surgery. He liked it so much that I ordered him some. This is the best cream out there." β€”C. Wallace

    Price: $9.54 (available in four colors)

    13. A pack of witch hazel pads to possibly save the day when you've been cursed with heinous hemorrhoids.

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    This stuff is the shit.

    Promising review: "I purchased these for postpartum care because I had found them very helpful with my last child. They are very soothing for hemorrhoids. They help with both pain as well as itching. I also had stitches, and they helped with the soreness and itching involved in the healing process. I would definitely recommend them for postpartum care as well as regular hemorrhoids." β€”Katlyn

    Price: $6.54

    14. An acupressure mat and pillow for a daily pain relief regimen you can really ~stick~ with.

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    Promising review: "When you first lie down on this mat and pillow you think no way I can put up with this, it really does hurt at first. But if you don't concentrate on on all those sharp points sticking into you and actually relax you may see what the raves are about. You need to give it at least five to 10 minutes to begin feeling the benefits. It helps my back and my tension headaches, I actually push down into the pillow with my neck and move my neck into several positions. After about 10 minutes of use you begin to feel a warming sensation that actually feels quite pleasant. It does leave your skin looking like a frozen hamburger patty for a little while." β€”Kindle Customer

    Price: $19.99

    15. A massager you can use all over your body, and basically anywhere you go, to help break up the knots that leave a real weight on your shoulders (or anywhere else you may have them).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this multiple times a week for a month and a half. I think that most personal massagers are crap, but this is an exception. I use it all over my body; hips, butt, calves, hamstrings, feet, neck, back β€” it's super easy to do with how it’s shaped. You can pull on the handles to position it and give yourself a deeper massage. I would recommend buying this if you’re sore pretty often." β€”MyBlueHeaven

    Price: $34.99

    16. A throat spray you'll think is the bees knees when it soothes your sore throat and possibly helps stop another one from coming.

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    Promising review: "This was an absolute life saver. I have tried pretty much everything to stop my chronic colds/sore throats. Nothing ever really seemed to work, they just covered up the pain only to have it return a few moments later. When I used this, my throat felt better the same day and was virtually perfect the next day. I now bring one of these little guys with me everywhere and start spraying as soon as I see someone around me getting sick. It seems to be working as I haven't been sick since I bought it. It also tastes amazing. I can't recommend this stuff enough." β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $12.49

    17. A pair of compression gloves, because you'd give your arthritis the bird if it didn't hurt so much to lift your middle finger.

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    Promising review: "These are the best arthritis gloves ever! I have purchased and used many others, but these feel the best. I especially like the length of the fingers β€” they cover all my knuckles and just expose the fingertips. I use them every day when I am crocheting and they keep my hands and wrists pain free!" β€”Joyce

    Price: $14.24 (available in two colors and three sizes)

    18. A pair of memory foam support pillows for anyone who doesn't want to take back pain sitting down.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have back problems (arthritis, two bulging discs, and stenosis) and WHY DIDN'T I BUY THIS PRODUCT YEARS AGO?! Seriously, if you have back issues, this is the thing to get. I sit for long hours for my job and I was in serious pain. Since I've gotten this product, I've taken less pain meds every day and exercising is less painful. And being inexpensive, it's soo worth it." β€”Carrie

    Price: $36.91

    19. A breathable abdominal binder that's designed to ease hip, pelvic, back, and stretching pains throughout your pregnancy and give you even better support than your birthing crew.

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    Promising review: "For those of you who have been suffering with pelvic/pubic pain, I would recommend this product. For someone who couldn't even lift up a leg to slide on a pair of pants in the morning, this product allowed me to do my normal daily activities without so much pain!" β€”Laura0510

    Price: $24.97

    20. And a perineal spray we hope will make you say, "vagin-ahhhh" the minute you spray it on.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This spray is amazing! This was originally used on me immediately after birthing my nine-pound baby naturally. I was petrified that it was going to sting, but not even one bit! It's completely soothing in every way and it smells amazing with cucumbers and other soothing natural ingredients. This was a lifesaver for the weeks after and I would definitely love to receive this as a new mom or as a baby shower gift." β€”Heather Lynn

    Price: $12.97

    21. A jar of pain relief gummies that'll go down like a spoonful of sugar.

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    Includes 35 gummies.

    Promising review: "My friend got these for me and they are amazing! I love them and plan on ordering more of them. I have a broken spine so I get a lot of pain from the air pressure changing with winter storms and I have a bad social anxiety. After consuming two of these gummies I felt the pain lift away from my body and I wasn't scared to go to the gym by myself. They're really great. I'm very impressed!" β€”Miranda Heinrich

    Price: $29.77

    22. An all-natural roll on to possibly help ease your pain and irritation so you're able to ~roll~ with whatever comes your way.

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    Promising review: "I have neuropathy in my feet so bad it is hard to get to sleep most nights. I also have a knee that has a lot of pain, especially if I lay on it wrong. This product has been a miracle worker! I use it on my feet when I get off work and on my knee if it is hurting. After only a few minutes the burning and pain is gone. It has also helped the pain in my wife's back from her sciatica. I highly recommend this product and I plan to get the bigger sizes for future use!" β€”Ray Baxter

    Price: $19.95

    23. And finally, a pair of butterfl-eye masks that'll heat up or freeze and give genuine relief to anyone whose headaches are really starting to ~bug~ them.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Today was the perfect day for this to arrive as I have a migraine. This is the most effective and luxurious cold/hot eye mask I've owned, and I've owned many. I flipping love it. It's worth every cent." β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $7.99

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