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Overuse of Pain Relievers Could Be Hazardous

Overuse of Pain Relievers Could Be Hazardous

Aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are good at fighting fevers and relieving pain from arthritis, injuries and other causes. But many people who take the drugs are putting themselves at risk by taking too much or taking them too long or too often. In a 2005 study, one in four […]

How to Tackle With Low Back Pain

How to Tackle With Low Back Pain

An aching back is one of the most common complaints in medicine. The common cause of back pain is mechanical, meaning it comes from straining the muscles. Some of the very causes of the back pain include heavy lifting, bending or twisting wrong, or standing for prolonged periods of time.  Several people experience lower back pain caused by […]

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

None of The Chronic Pain Treatments is Adequate

Imagine you are an employer and only half of your employees show up for work each day and then they are only 30 percent effective. Now a review of chronic pain treatments shows that despite the many options available, only about half of treated patients respond, and their pain reduction averages only about 30 percent. […]

Wear Plantar Fasciitis Shoes For Foot and Heel Pain Relief

Wear Plantar Fasciitis Shoes For Foot and Heel Pain Relief

If you have pain on the bottom of your foot, it is probably due to Plantar Fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a band of fibrous tissue that connects the heel of your foot to the ball of your foot.  Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition caused by excessive wear to the plantar fascia of the […]

Pain Control:IV-Ibuprofen Decreases Morphine Use By More Than 30%

Pain Control:IV-Ibuprofen Decreases Morphine Use By More Than 30%

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the publication of new data supporting the safety and efficacy of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in pre and post-operative orthopedic surgery patients. The study, which was published in the August edition of the peer-reviewed journal Pain Medicine, concludes that IV ibuprofen significantly decreased pain and morphine use when compared with placebo. In the […]