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Pain Medications Blog Posts
6 Things to Know About Muscle Relaxants
| Sep 07, 2017
Follow these 6 guidelines to minimize pain and maximize safety when taking muscle relaxants.
Top 3 Over-the-Counter Remedies for Back Pain (Plus a Fourth)
Kathee de Falla, PharmD
| Jun 13, 2017
Learn about the different kinds of over-the-counter medication and find out which one is best for your back pain.
Chiropractic Manipulation or Medication for Low Back Pain?
| Mar 06, 2017
Learn more about the benefits of spinal manipulation for the treatment of your lower back pain.
Do You Need Help Paying for Medication?
| Dec 08, 2016
Medical costs can blow a hole in the most careful budget. Find out if you're eligible for an assistance program to ease the load.
10 Tips for Taking Opioid Medications
| Nov 17, 2016
The laws and restrictions surrounding opioid prescriptions can be complex. If you've just been prescribed opioids, follow these tips and guidelines to avoid any complications.
Taking Painkillers? Plan Ahead Before You Travel
| Nov 16, 2016
Follow these 4 guidelines to prevent medication-related problems when you take a trip.
4 Little-Known Natural Pain Relievers
| Sep 22, 2016
Finding methods to cope with chronic pain can be frustrating and exhausting. Try these four natural pain relievers to help alleviate some of your symptoms.
Painkillers Can Sometimes Increase Chronic Pain
| Jul 13, 2016
A patient’s brain changes during long-term use of opioids for chronic pain, which can lead to tolerance and possibly addiction.
When the Pain Won't Stop
William Deardorff, PhD
| Nov 06, 2015
Chronic benign pain may persist despite a variety of treatments. Learn what you can do to cope.
When Do Epidural Steroid Injections Work for Back Pain?
| Aug 20, 2015
Epidural steroid injections are most often used to help treat the pain associated with sciatica. Our readers share the many different experiences they have had with this treatment.
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