If you’re one of many insulin dependent people around world with Type1 or Type 2 diabetes who regularly inject using short needles you are no stranger to the pain, bruising and stress that comes with this daunting task.
We can all agree that there is no way to get around injecting, however there is a way to make it safer and more comfortable. Keep on reading because you’re about to discover a simple yet effective product that will make it that a reality.
TickleFLEX is an innovative accessory for your insulin pen that’s revolutionizing the way the daily injections are done by making it a safer and more comfortable process. Using TickleFlex is really easy. Simply attach it to your universal single use needle and perform an injection with less pain, bruising and anxiety. Moreover it can be used with with FlexTend to inject in previously inaccessible areas of the body.
TickleFLEX is a simple yet revolutionary injection aid that addresses the challenges many insulin dependent patients face everyday by. It allows you you to pinpoint the injection site by preventing needle from slipping therefore minimizing the risk of needle stick injuries. It also relieves the pain of injection by gently squeezing the sub-dermal tissue using its unique silicone tentacles.
One of the great benefits of TickleFLEX is the fact it’s so small. It’s easily portable which means you can take it anywhere you go or keep it inside your carrying case.
When it’s time to inject you can easily attache it to the end of the insulin pen and you will be ready to administer insulin with a lot less anxiety because it hides the needle which in turn reduces stress and needle phobia specially in children.
TickleFLEX fits any 4 – 6 mm universal needle making it a common choice for every day injections at home or on the go. It’s made from from high quality silicon, so you can be sure it won’t wear and tear easily. The silicon has an anti-microbial additive and can be repeatedly washed or even boiled for disinfection.
Who Should Use TickleFLEX?
If you hate needles,
Specially that moment when you penetrate the skin. Use TickleFLEX and you.
If you bruise easily
when sometimes the needle goes in a bit deep. Use TickleFLEX and stay blemish free.
If you get shaky
when reaching around your body. Use TickleFLEX and keep the pen steady.
If it hurts shaky
when you get too close to a nerve. Use TickleFLEX and tickle the pain away.
If you are little shaky
and injecting troubles you. Ask mum to use the friendly TickleJELLY.
How Does TickleFLEX Work?
Soft spiky fingers stimulate and saturate the local nerves so you don’t feel the needle. It’s called distraction analgesia, like rubbing an ache or scratching an itch.
Fingers pile up subcutaneous tissue under the needle and then spread out to control the needle depth and hold the pen steady. Bruising is virtually eliminated.
You don’t see the needle; it doesn’t hurt and TickleFLEX looks and feels friendly. Self injecting becomes safer and more consistent, a no stress routine
Most Ideal for Children
There are thousands of children who see a difference in their daily injections with TickleFlex. For instance, Chloe a brave 6 year old from the UK uses her TickleFLEX because it takes away the pain of injecting. She loves her TickleFLEX so much she wants show everyone how she takes her insulin with just a tickle.
Another young brave user Jasmine has significantly less bruises since she started using TickleFlex.
Reach More Sites with FLEXtend
FLEXtend is a pen holder that works in conjunction with TickleFLEX to enable you to inject in other parts of the body that were previously deemed inaccessible.
When you self inject you use your thumb to depress the ejection button, which in turn makes some parts of the body inaccessible. FLEXtend enables you to inject into those previously inaccessible parts of the body by reversing your grip so your thumb is now at the needle end.