From aching shoulders to a sore neck, anyone who suffers with chronic muscle pain knows just how debilitating it can be, often preventing you from fully enjoying life and the opportunities it presents, and sometimes resulting in cancelled social occasions in favour of nights in on the sofa instead.
For many, keeping it in check requires frequent trips to a masseuse to have a therapist work away the tension – which can be inconvenient for those with busy lifestyles. It does also make for a pretty good excuse for regular spa days, though – after all, the extra pampering, combined with a long, hot soak in the jacuzzi or a spell in the sauna can make all the difference, so it would be rude not to – right?
Even so, constant pain can quickly become – well, a pain – and if you’re tired of having to ask your partner to get the oils out or pop yet another pain-killer, it might be time to invest in a long-term solution you can administer yourself. The new IASO cold-laser wearable massager, created by WellsCare, might just be what you’ve been dreaming of, and mean you never have to ask or pay someone else to help ease your muscle soreness again.
This innovative, FDA-registered device has been proven to help improve muscle pain recovery by using light therapy technology, also known as cold laser technology, to soothe and relieve soreness without any potential side effects – and has already been getting rave reviews since hitting the shelves.
The IASO comes complete with hydrocolloid patches and a band accessory, making it wearable on any part of the body – and perfect for any aches and pains you wouldn’t normally be able to reach yourself, like your back. Users can simply pop it on, choose their desired setting, and they’re good to go – with relief guaranteed when worn consistenly, varying by the level of pain.
Small and compact, it’s perfectly portable, which makes it ideal for use on the go – whether you’re heading to the gym or the office, or taking a long-haul flight. In fact, the IASO is the only portable device of its kind on the market – so it’s little wonder it has been receiving such positive attention since its launch. Those who have been lucky enough to get their hands on one from Amazon have been giving it enthusiastic five-star endorsements, and the positive comments just keep on coming.
With a range of different modes to choose from – including LTM (light therapy only), vibration and rhythmic vibration, the IASO is versatile in that respect, too. Users can easily cycle through its three different modes by pressing its single button – and it can also be used entirely hands-free.
So, what exactly is cold laser therapy? This modern treatment, also known as low-level laser therapy, has been proven to help reduce the likes of inflammation, swelling and pain, as well as accelerating the healing process while simultaneously strengthening damaged tissues. Popular amongst everyone from chiropractors to Olympic gold medalists, it’s a treatment type that has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, and judging by the results it has offered, with good reason.
Dr. Shelby Simon, a New York City Chiropractor at The Well Manhattan Chiropractic, has been one of many medical practitioners who has worked with IASO in her clinic. She referred to the device as a “powerhouse” for reducing pain and inflammation for her patients. In treating one of her patients, she mentioned: “Back spasm relaxed and breathing improved after just one treatment” – which is a pretty sure seal of approval from where we’re standing.
It’s not just medical professionals who have been extolling the IASO’s virtues, however. Another IASO enthusiast, Olympic finalist and British record holder Lorraine Ugen, mentioned how it has played a key role in her wellbeing, allowing her to perform to the best of her potential.
IASO has aided in decreasing inflammation, strengthening damaged tissues, and easing pain in many areas on her body.
“As an athlete, I personally use it after training for pain relief,” she said on her personal Instagram page, as a self-appointed advocate for the effectiveness of the product.
Ben Leber, 10-year NFL Linebacker turned Broadcaster, is also a fan.
“The pain of playing in the NFL didn’t stop after I walked away from the game. That’s why I’m so thankful for IASO. The convenient size and effectiveness of IASO’s cold laser therapy allows me to manage my joint pain with an easy-to-use and stylish device from home. It’s also an essential travel tool that helps relieve my neck and shoulder pain from long plane flights. Because of all this, I’m never far from my IASO.”
It all sounds pretty great – but does it look the part? We all know that the majority of wearable devices out there are less than aesthetically pleasing – so how does the IASO measure up?
Actually, surprisingly well. Its modern and sleek design ensures that it goes relatively unnoticed, and certainly won’t detract from your carefully put-together outfit. It seems that WellsCare have thought of everything when it comes to this novel new invention, which doesn’t just offer users relief, but moments of luxury, too.
So, where exactly can you get your hands on one – and when? Well, the IASO is currently available online at Wellscare.net and Amazon, and is set to officially hit shelves on B8ta in October, just in time for Christmas. If you, or someone in your family or friendship groups suffers from muscle pain, then wrapping this up for them and putting it under the tree this year might just make their day – but if you can’t wait until then to try it yourself, then get yourself one sharpish.