Suffer from back pain & other body aches? Us too. The pandemic has gotten everyone accustomed to being stationary for long periods of time which has caused a spike in back pain over the past years. This article contains information on how to speed up the recovery process for injuries with CBD products, specifically CBD cream.
Have you recently suffered from a muscle tear or sports injury? Whether you’re an athlete looking for a faster recovery, or a casual weightlifter looking to fix a tear, try this at-home remedy with CBD cream guaranteed to speed up the recovery process.
1: Things You Need
There are three items you will need in order to speed up the recovery process for torn & sore muscles. The Three things are CBD cream, electrodes, & an ice pack. The first & most important item is CBD cream. CBD is a chemical found in marijuana. However, CBD doesn’t contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient high. Instead, it can be beneficial in treating pain and inflammation. The second is a Tens Unit with electrodes. TENS machine is a small, battery-operated device that is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild electrical current. The third is an ice pack. Icing is effective at reducing pain and swelling because the cold constricts blood vessels and decreases circulation to the area.
2: The Steps
The first step is to rub the CBD on the area of injury.
Second, place the electrodes over the CBD cream.
Third, cover the electrodes with an ice pack.
3: The Science
The CBD cream bypasses the CB1 and CB2 receptors and heads straight for a neurotransmitter middleman that blocks signals for pain and itch by working through agents called anandamide and 2-AG. The electrodes send signals to targeted muscles to make them contract. By causing repeated muscle contractions, blood flow improves, helping repair injured muscles.
4: The Results
When combined with CBD the electricity from the electrodes drives the antiinflammatory effects of the cream deeper into the tissue. This effect combined with an ice pack allows you to get to the higher voltage on the electrodes without causing pain or discomfort.
No electrodes? No worries.
If you do not have an electrode lying around, don’t worry. The CBD cream still works on its own just not as effective as this combination. You can still have amazing results. Give it a try!
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