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Donut Patch / Pain Relief Patch

Donut Patch

Many people use pain relief patches to reduce their muscle or joint pain. It is very effective and easy to use. However, when we apply a pain relief patch on the joint area, such as the knee or elbow, it keeps falling from our skin. Because our skin gets stretched as we move our joints, but since the patch is not flexible as our skin, it gradually loses its adhesiveness. Most pain relief patches in the market have rectangular or circular shapes. My solution is using a donut shape. Just like a donut, it is circular in shape and has a hole in the middle of the patch. Donut shape patch provides more comfort and freedom to people.

University

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, Georgia

Heejin Yeo,
Savannah College of Art and Design