Swelling is a leading symptom of inflammation and a result of increased fluid and white blood cells to the afflicted area, sent as a defence mechanism by our bodies to aid in the healing process. This swelling is natural, protecting our ailment and reducing the ability to use the injured area. Inflammation is characterised by swelling, redness, pain heat and a loss of function. It is most frequently found in joints or around strained/torn ligaments, muscles and tendons. Swelling and/or inflammation is very common with runner's knee, tennis elbow and also rheumatoid arthritis sufferers. Inflammation is a natural healing response our body sends to an area when it recognises injury, infection or irritation. Though used interchangeably, swelling and inflammation are not always synonymous and so it is important to recognise the trigger for swelling to best assist your body in recovery.
The concern with swelling is that our bodies reaction is often excessive and prolonged which results in great discomfort and a slowed recovery process. Additionally, if prolonged inflammation is left untreated it can lead to chronic or long term swelling, as well as cause tissue damage. Therefore, it is important to provide natural swelling relief and reduce the inflammation to ease discomfort and assist recovery.
For over 50 years Bexters crystals have been recommended by physiotherapists, chiropractors and athletes in Australia to help reduce swelling, relieve aching muscles and recover from strenuous activity.
Bexters Soda Crystals are made from naturally sourced Sodium Carbonate (soda ash) which is processed to form decahydrate crystals. Hygroscopic by nature, the dehydrated crystals draw out excess fluid from muscles and joints when used in an application wrap and applied to directly to the afflicted area.
Bexters crystals were first widely adopted by the Bowen Therapy community in Australia. Tom Bowen, the founder of Bowen therapy, first endorsed Bexters crystals as a natural remedy to assist with recovery and healing. He was amazed by their ability for swelling relief in muscles and joints and encouraged colleagues and patients alike to reap the benefits of Bexters crystals as a natural inflammation treatment.
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Today Bexters crystals are used, recommended and stocked by hundreds of Bowen therapists, physiotherapists and chiropractors in Australia to treat inflammation naturally. Leading athletes across all sporting codes rely on Bexters crystals for their recovery and to reduce swelling naturally.
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