Jakarta: With increasing health consciousness among the youth in Indonesia, marathons and long distance running are also getting popular with time.
Reportedly, the annual Jakarta Marathon witnesses an increase of participants every year. In 2015, it witnessed more than 15,000 participants from 53 countries.
Keeping the growing number of sports enthusiasts in Indonesia in mind, Japanese pharmaceutical company Hisamitsu stated the sale of Salonpas Gel Patch, a pain relief patch, has grown in October 2015. They now target the sports athletes in Indonesia through 6000 modern trade sales channel and drugstores in Indonesia.
Speaking about the benefit of the product, Indonesia’s National Athlete and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist, Triyaningsih, said that he uses Salompas before and after training, which helps in controlling pain and sprain.
“In my first aid, I apply ice compression, and then I go to the clinic for massage treatment regularly,” he said. (ANI)