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Pain Medications Blog Posts
Taking Opioids for Back Pain Relief: It’s Complicated
| Dec 06, 2018
Prescription opioids can help treat your back or neck pain, but they also carry risks for abuse, dependence, and addiction.
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.
What to Do When Back Trouble Means Bathroom Trouble
| Feb 01, 2017
Learn 7 strategies to help you deal with medication induced constipation.
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.
Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Injections
| Oct 19, 2016
Our video walk-through can help you visualize what happens during a sacroiliac joint injection.
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.
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