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8 Fascinating Expert Quotes About Pain Relief

8 Fascinating Expert Quotes About Pain Relief

For those who know the troubles of pain that just won't go away, the journey to find relief can be tough.

The good news is, pain is nothing new in this world. And there are a lot of people out there with a lot of experience when it comes to pain. Read on to learn from and be inspired by some of the world's experts. 

#1: Sometimes it's just got to be about you.

William Osler Quote on Pain

Sir William Osler knew many things about pain. He was a physician and co founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Often called the Father of Modern Medicine, he performed radical training sessions and was known for teaching his students through bedside clinical training. He knew it was essential that physicians get to the root of a patient's problem. If you are experiencing extreme pain, find a physician who can help you heal by identifying the real cause of your pain. One whom you can confide in.

#2: If only we could all will ourselves right into law school too.

Georg Groddeck Quote on Pain

This German doctor was a pioneer in psychosomatic medicine. He gave many speeches and wrote publications on the body and healing. He believed that a patient could, in essence, heal himself through various pain relief therapies. When you are looking for a doctor to work with, consider one who understands all dimensions of the body and the healing process.

#3: It can be as simple as finding the right tool for the job. 

Gene Gresh - The Feel Good Lab

"This is an astonishing experience, considering it contradicts almost everything I had been taught and believed about addictive and drug-dependent behavior," added Gresh.

Gene Gresh R.Ph., FIACP is the lead pharmacist behind The Feel Good Lab. He specializes in compounding medication in collaboration with functional medicine. Gene has full fellowship with the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacy and certification in Functional Medicine from the Institute of Functional Medicine. He also maintains a membership with Professional Compounding Centers of America. 

Gresh’s new pain relief cream is called You Plus Relief. It’s a 100% natural pain relief cream designed to provide quick relief while helping the body heal from many types of muscle and join pain.

#4: That ol' no pain no gain theory.

Kahlil Gibran Quote on Pain

The Lebanese-American poet wrote to help heal the pain of many people. He tried to convey that pain did have a use sometimes—in bringing out people's character and giving them a deeper experience of life. So, even if you suffer from intense pain, it can be a learning experience. Remember, it may mean you've been given the knowledge needed to help others who go through the same.

#5: There is no spoon. (What, not a Matrix fan?)


A multiple award-winning-film producer, Sarah has had debilitating nerve pain since 2007, a result of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). Her works include the critically acclaimed documentary on disabled dancers, "Dancing From The Inside Out." Touching her readers through her personal experience with pain, she has also written many books, including "The Pain Companion."

What is your relationship with pain? How do you deal with it on a daily basis? It's often helps to have a physician or psychologist with you to work through pain that may have deeper causes.

#6: Thinking about brains makes our brains hurt.

Atul Gawande Pain Quote

"We're inclined to think that people normally perceive things in the world directly. We believe that the hardness of a rock, the coldness of an ice cube, the itchiness of a sweater are picked up by our nerve endings, transmitted through the spinal cord like a message through a wire, and decoded by the brain," Gawande adds. 

This American surgeon has has quite the resume. Among many of his bestsellers are "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End." He was winner of the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science, plus two National Magazine Awards. And he leads a department of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Sometimes, the way your brain perceives things can directly affect the amount of pain your body feels. Remember to stay open to new scientific studies about pain and pain relief; don't just rely on the things you have assumed all your life.

#7: You can't take anything too seriously, right?

Patch Adams Quote on Pain

Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams is a doctor and founder of the Gesundheit Institute. His work was brought to the big screen by the late comedian Robin Williams, and he is still known for his unconventional means of treating patients. It has been proven that when your soul is happier, your body is able to heal faster.

When dealing with a painful illness, surround yourself with people who can uplift and inspire you towards better health and respite from the physical pain.

#8: Ever have a broken fire alarm in the house? 

Christopher deCharms is an entrepreneur, neuroscientist, social entrepreneur, author, inventor, and founder and CEO of Omneuron, a life sciences company focusing on new technologies for measuring and changing brain function based on pioneering imaging methods that allow people to watch the activation of their own brains 'live' using functional magnetic resonance imaging.

Your physician should be able to look at your physical history and see if there was any incident in your past which may have caused your body to react, even years down the line. Identifying the cause can help in seeking proper pain relief.

Many physicians have studied pain and pain relief procedures, and the common thread we see in many of their quotes is that pain can only be effectively cured when the root of the problem is found and tended to.

For more consultation and advice about pain relief, contact us today, or find more information on the Feel Good Lab blog.

Gene Gresh New Pain Relief ProductRenowned pharmacist and transdermal medicine expert Gene Gresh says, “when the appropriate medicines are delivered through the skin in the correct proportions the results can be remarkable.” His new pain relief cream uses a patented blend of 30 natural ingredients.

You Plus Relief: New Pain Relief Cream

Is there a person in pain who hasn’t went on an ibuprofen binge?

“The problem with any oral medication is that it has a systemic effect. That means that even if your pain is only in your back, medicine will need to be processed by your gut and travel through your entire body before it arrives to the problem area,” said Gene Gresh, a compounding pharmacist who has dedicated the majority of his 25+ year career to perfecting how to deliver medication through the skin.

“That’s partly why I’m so focused on transdermal therapy. Applying something to the skin near the pain not only helps quickly deliver medicine directly to the source of pain, it also leaves out parts of the body that don’t need to be involved, like the gut or liver,” Gresh added. “When it comes to treating really anything, I’ve always believed in choosing the right tool for the job. That’s why I became a compounding pharmacist in the first place.”

Gresh’s new pain relief cream is called You Plus Relief. It’s a 100% natural pain relief cream designed to provide quick relief while helping the body heal from many types of muscle and join pain.

You Plus Relief: All Natural Pain Relieving Cream

The product isn’t just for people in severe chronic pain either. “You Plus Relief was originally designed almost as a last resort for several of my chronic pain patients. It incorporates the best thinking from the herbal world and combines it with what’s working in transdermal medicine today. But because it’s completely natural, it’s gentle enough to use for routine bodily maintenance like post workout, massage therapy, or even to soothe your neck after a long flight,” Gresh continues.

Ben Franklin on Pain

“The best doctor gives the least medicine.”
- Benjamin Franklin

The 3.4-ounce product comes beautifully packaged. It would be right at home beside a stack of birthday presents. It’s a nice size—small enough to stick in your carryon to bring on a plane and large enough to last well over 100 applications. It sells for $29.95 on his company’s website.

Its first listed ingredient, menthol, provides quick relief, but unlike other pain creams it only contains a minimum effective dose. “We saw a lot of brands were simply packing their products with a ton of menthol to intensely mask pain. The problem with that technique is that you’re not really doing much to help that person heal. Plus, lots of menthol has quite the smell. I wanted to make something that no one around you would ever detect,” says Gresh.

Gresh’s You Plus Relief product contains 30 natural ingredients, each with it’s own way of contributing to relieving pain. “Pain is typically rooted in several different pathways—to treat it, you need to treat those different pathways,” he commented.

Judging by the 200+ positive reviews received on Amazon, the product is working.

You Plus Relief Customer Reviews

“I’ve spent so many years creating medication a patient-by-patient basis. So, when bringing a product like this to this many people at once it’s incredibly important and encouraging to see the positive feedback,” commented Gresh.

“The biggest mistake I see patients make is not sticking with a routine,” he said. “A lot of treatments feel like they're taking affect fairly quickly. With natural or transdermal treatments, you can get some results quickly, but often the real benefits occur after several days of disciplined use. The people that stick with it are the ones who see the best results.”

After seeing the amount of people in pain and not getting better, Gresh changed his specialty from pharmacy to compounding pharmacy, starting Connecticut’s first compounding pharmacy.

“I was refilling opioid prescriptions for people every month and they simply weren’t getting better. In fact, they were getting worse. I knew I needed to do something different. That’s why I got into compounding pharmacy, so I could start creating medications specifically designed for each patient. Ultimately, I wanted to help people get better rather than refill prescriptions each month.”

If you have muscle, joint, or nerve pain, try You Plus Relief.

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