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What is Perform® Pain Reliever?
Perform Pain Reliever is a topical analgesic from the makers of Biofreeze® that provides temporary pain relief from sore muscle and joints, and the pain associated with arthritis. Perform is a topical pain reliever that you rub, roll, or spray on the affected area, not one you swallow or ingest.
How is Perform Pain Reliever different from Biofreeze?
Perform Pain Reliever is made by the same company that makes Biofreeze, the most recommend topical analgesic of hands-on healthcare professionals. The Perform Gel and Roll-On have less menthol than Biofreeze and all formats of Perform have a different group of botanical ingredients than Biofreeze. Like Biofreeze, Perform Pain Reliever provides temporary pain relief. Biofreeze is only available through authorized dealers and not through retail outlets or pharmacy locations
What is the active ingredient in Perform Pain Reliever?
The active ingredient in Perform Pain Reliever is menthol.
How often can I use Perform Pain Reliever?
Perform Pain Reliever can be used up to four times a day. This information is also located on the label.
Does it really work?
Yes! Perform Pain Reliever is fast acting and works on a multitude of aches and pains by using menthol as the mechanism for delivering the active ingredident that provides cold therapy (Cryotherapy). In many ways, Perform is just like ice. However, unlike ice, , Perform relieves pain without the negative side effects of stiffness, decreased range of motion, decreased motor performance, and skin irritation.
Does the product contain NSAIDs?
Perform Pain Relieving products do not contain NSAIDs, aspirin, ibuprofen or salicylates.
Is there aspirin in Perform Pain Reliever?
No, Perform Pain Reliever does not contain NSAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen or salicylate.
What are the indications and directions for use of Perform Pain Reliever?
Perform Pain Reliever provides temporary relief from minor aches and pains of sore muscles and joints associated with simple backache, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains. Apply Perform Pain Reliever to the affected area not more than 4 times daily; massage not necessary. Use only as directed and please read our product labels for complete instructions and other product information.
How long will the effects of Perform Pain reliever last?
Perform Pain reliever is a temporary pain reliever. Most people feel relief from 1-4 hours depending on the severity of the pain and the individual’s pain tolerance. Please remember that Perform Pain Reliever is a topical pain reliever, not a cure to an underlying condition. It provides temporary pain relief. If you have any questions regarding the product or its use, please consult your Healthcare Professional. If your condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult a doctor.
How long does Perform Pain Reliever stay good? When is the expiration date?
The product’s shelf life is 2 years. The expiration date can be located on the Perform Pain Reliever product package.
How does Perform Pain Reliever work?
Perform Pain Reliever products are classified as topical analgesics, which work through a counter irritant mechanism. This means that the menthol in Perform Pain Reliever creates a sensation that overrides pain signals to the brain. This process is known as Gate Control Theory, where nerve impulses from one stimulus block the nerves sending pain signals to the brain. Recent research also suggests that menthol may stimulate cold receptors in the skin that may help regulate pain as well.
How long should I use Perform Pain Reliever?
Perform Pain Reliever is an over-the-counter topical analgesic used to provide temporary relief from minor aches and pains of sore muscles and joints associated with overuse, arthritis, bruises, strains and sprains.

Please remember that Perform Pain Reliever is a topical pain reliever, not a cure to an underlying condition. It provides temporary pain relief. If you have any questions regarding the product or its use, please consult your Healthcare Professional. If your condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult a doctor.
Does Perform Pain Reliever contain any gluten or other grain-based products?
No
Is the coloring in Perform Pain Reliever harmful?
The color additives used in Perform Pain Reliever are approved by the USDA for general use in cosmetics and over-the-counter (OTC) medications. They are also used in many of your favorite foods that you eat every day.
Is there Capsaicin in Perform Pain Reliever?
No
Is Perform Pain Reliever vegetarian friendly?
Yes. Perform Pain Reliever is vegetarian friendly. No animal products are used in the ingredients and Perform Pain Reliever is not animal tested.
Is Perform Pain Reliever registered with the FDA?
Yes. Perform Pain Relieving products are registered as OTC medications with the FDA. The facilities that manufacture Perform Pain Reliever are also registered with the FDA. Please refer to the National Drug Code (NDC) number that is on every Perform Pain Reliever product. This number represents to the FDA our product/brand and the size of the container.
When do I use it? How long will it last?
Perform Pain Reliever may be used up to four times a day - both before exercise or therapy (to ease pain-free movement) and afterwards (to soothe muscle or joint soreness). In some cases, Perform products may even be used during exercise or therapy. Perform also provides pain relief for continuous aches, sprains, strains, pulls, and bruise pain. The cooling pain relief can last for several hours. Most users realize immediate relief while others may require 2-3 applications for maximum benefit.
Does Perform work for everyone?
Different people react to different active ingredients. For those who dislike cold or for those who don’t feel pain relief from menthol, you can try Perform Atomic Heat. For more information click here (insert the link to that page).
Who can use Perform?
The people who benefit most from Perform are those who suffer pain associated with arthritis, sore muscles, minor back ache, tendonitis and auto, sports or work related injuries. Those who have a tendency to overuse their muscles also stand to benefit.
Can I use Perform for my headaches?
Perform is not intended for treating headaches and should not come in contact with your eye. Perform is intended to be used for those who suffer pain associated with arthritis, sore muscles, minor backache, tendonitis.
Can I use the product before I run or workout? What about during my run or workout?
Absolutely. The goal of Perform is to relieve short-term pain associated with arthritis, sore muscles and joint discomfort that often arise during a run or workout. Our Perform Singles are an innovative delivery mechanism that provide an ideal on-the-go solution to supplement current usage. It’s small enough to keep in a pocket or purse and can be used mid-activity. The no touch applicator pad keeps hands clean during use, which is important when on-the-go. You no longer have to wait until you get home to treat pain.