The following is a review of KT Recovery + Pain Relief Gel and KT Performance
+ Chafe Safe Anti-Chafing Wipes. In the interest of full disclosure
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for free products received.
I recently received two products from KT Health to evaluate: KT Recovery +
Pain Relief Gel and KT Performance + Chafe Safe Antichafing Wipes. I tried
both of them out and below are my thoughts and feedback on these products:
Pain Relief Gel / Anti Chafing Wipes
KT Recovery + Pain Relief Gel- This product was timely in that I
injured a muscle in my back while leading a hike in January, 2021. I stepped
on an icy spot, my foot moved suddenly and then the muscle on the left side of
my back between my butt and my shoulder started hurting very badly. The pain
has subsided but I can still fell some soreness in that area in the morning
after I get up.
I placed some of this product on that area this morning. It is white in color
and is creamy. It has a menthol smell to it. On the tube it says Cool and
Warm. When I applied it to the lower and middle part of the left side of my
back it went on very easily and felt very cool. After a few minutes it
started to feel warm and soothed the slight pain in my back. After about a
half hour I felt no pain in that area. So this stuff works. It comes in a 3.4
ounce tube and says that it's compatible with KT Tape. The active ingredients
in this product are camphor and menthol.
So overall, I was very pleased with the results of using this product. The
only thing I didn't like was that the font on the tube was too small and was
very difficult to read. I think that this product would benefit anyone that
is active and needs pain relief.
KT Performance + Chafe Safe Anti Chafing Wipes- In the past I have had
issues with chafing when hiking or backpacking long distances. Once I was so
desparate that I used duct tape. It worked but was very painful to remove.
I have tried various products to address chafing over the years. So today I
tried this product. What is interesting is that it comes packaged as a wipe.
Most of the other similar products on the market are in a container that is
similar to one that deoderant comes in. I would think that if you are a
runner, hiker or long distance backpacker, that the lighter weight and bulk
factor would be an advantage.
When I opened one of the envelopes containing a wipe I was disappointed at
first. The wipe itself felt dry. It was like one of those wet wipes that
you kept in a hot area too long and when you finally opened it, it was dry.
But after looking at, smelling and feeling the wipe, I could tell that it was
coated with an anti-chafing substance.
There was no smell to the wipe. But you could tell that it was coated with
something. So I applied it to the inside of my upper legs where I usually
chafe and went about my day. I could tell that there was a coating on my
inner legs that was reducing friction while I was moving around. So yes,
I think that this product will not only help prevent chafing but would be
more convenient to carry on the trail than the other guys. Again, my only
displeasure was that the font on the back of each of the envelopes holding the
towlettes was too small to read. As a suggestion, either enclose a separete
sheet with bigger font on it or refer the customer to the website
for more info.
Based in American Fork, Utah and founded in 2008, KT Tape® has
the sports medicine industry with the introduction of the most advanced and
recognized kinesiology tape and recovery products. KT Tape is recognized as a
leader in sports related drug-free pain and injury treatment. The mission of
the company is to develop breakthrough solutions to help enable athletes and
fitness enthusiasts to perform at their best.
Evaluating these two products for KT Health was enjoyable and educational. I
saw their tape on a number of athletes during the olympic trials during late
spring and early summer 2021. And I
look forward to seeing their products on the various athletes during the
Summer Olympics in Japan in summer, 2021. You can get more information about
and/or purchase KT Health products at:
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