New Year, Pain Managed, New You!

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It’s a new year – it’s 2014! It’s time for a change – a change in how you manage your pain!

What if you could change the very way you deal with your pain? What if you could manage it without taking any medication? What if you not only managed your pain but you saw an improvement in pain level?

PLO has become a very important abbreviation in the last 20 years or so. PLO, or Pluronic Lecithin Organogel, is actually a VIV: very important vehicle. It can carry medication in a powerful way, getting to the source of the issue without ever entering the bloodstream. Amazing right? But why invent it at all?

Before PLO, the medication just wouldn’t absorb into the skin and travel further into the lower layers of the epidermis, the protection for the more delicate tissues below the skin. Medical care personnel and scientists realize that medications, if given, through a transdermal means (through the skin), means the patient doesn’t have to endure the medication affecting other organs of the body. Less exposure means more safety to the body and quicker delivery right to the problem.

Here’s how it works: the stratum corneum (outer most layer of the skin) is a natural barrier that protects your body from contaminants. PLO disrupts the lipid layers of the stratum corneum without damaging them. PLO allows the medication to slip through the stratum corneum into the systemic circulation through the dermal-epidermal blood flow so that it is more likely to be absorbed.

So how does this translate into a benefit for you and me? We can get a medication we need for whatever reason and take it through the skin. You can get faster, more effective results and all without affecting any other organs of the body. Why expose our whole body to a chemical when we don’t have to?

What have you experienced in taking certain medications that have affected your body that you wish you had other ways of treating?

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