I saw an ad for a pain relieving tool the other day, which claimed to stimulate the area in pain, making the brain release endorphins, and relieve the pain. Though many situations that were shown in the advert were instances where someone experienced pain during a sports match or exercise, and when pain is felt during one of these instances, it would almost always be a sign that you need to stop. Wouldn't a treatment like this just mask the pain and make injury more likely?
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replied January 4th, 2019
Yes it would mask the effect therefore the area should be assessed properly despite adequate pain relief.

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