Frequently Asked Questions
Who are PowerStrips for?
PowerStrips are for almost everyone. Adults and children can use them every day. However, if you are pregnant do not use PowerStrips and do not use them on infants.
What if I’m pregnant?
PowerStrips should not be used if you are pregnant. They should also not be used on infants.
Are there any side effects?
PowerStrips contain only natural ingredients, so side effects are extremely rare. As with any product you are putting on or in your body, pay attention to how you feel and adjust as needed. While using PowerStrips, you may experience a warming sensation. This is normal for some people. In very rare cases a PowerStrip has caused slight discomfort in the area where it’s applied. If so, promptly remove the PowerStrip. Those with Dermatitis or other skin conditions should consult with their physician before using.
After you remove your PowerStrip your skin may feel warm and appear red. This is also normal. The redness will disappear in a short time.
Where can I find the FDA listing?
You can find the FDA listing on the FDA’s website.
You can also find an explanation of the medical device classes here (PowerStrips are CLASS 1).
How do I apply PowerStrips?
- You may need assistance to place PowerStrips in hard-to-reach areas.
- Select a reasonably hair-free application site.
- Peel off one side of the backing. Apply the sticky side of the patch to the skin.
- Press the sticky side on the skin, and smooth down.
- Remove the other piece of backing and continue to smooth down onto the skin.
Where can I apply PowerStrips?
PowerStrips are for external use only. They work best when placed on the muscle groups near joints. Avoid joints that bend, like the knee or elbow, skin folds, scar tissue, burned or irritated areas. Do not use on rashes; on wounds or damaged skin.
How long does each PowerStrip last?
PowerStrips are good for up to two days. For best results, apply a new PowerStrip every 1-2 days, thirty to sixty minutes after bathing, and remove thirty to sixty minutes before bathing.
How do I store my PowerStrips?
Keep them sealed in the mylar shipping bag. Only use one PowerStrip at a time. Avoid storing them in direct sunlight and protect them from excessive moisture.
How big are PowerStrips?
Each PowerStrip measures 3.5 inches by 5 inches.