Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a safe and effective pain reliever for mild to moderate acute back pain. It is also used as a fever reducer. The benefits are usually felt 30 - 60 minutes after ingestion, and it can be taken every 4 - 6 hours. Side effects can include skin rashes or inflammation, and in rare cases, damage to the liver or kidneys.
The most commonly prescribed medications for the treatment of back pain are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Short-term use of...Read more
Students who have chronic pain or other health problems are faced with additional challenges when they go back to school. But there are a... Read more »
Dad suffers from chronic pain thanks to arthritis and stenosis in his back. According to the American Psychological Association (APA),... Read more »
Spinal pain, or back pain, is very common in the Western world. In fact, it affects up to 80 percent of people at least one time in their life.... Read more »
Chronic pain is a fact of life for many people. Studies show that fear of pain and avoidance of activity can cause further disability. In this study,... Read more »