Communication with your doctor and pharmacist is vital when it comes to taking drugs and medications. Understanding your treatment will better help you reduce your back and neck pain. This article contains common drugs and medications questions to ask your doctor and pharmacist.
Neuropathic pain is characterized by chronic burning, tingling, and numbness. Neuropathic pain is a special and complex type of pain in how it's treated. This article explores the medication options for neuropathic pain.
Anti-depressants are a treatment option for back and neck pain. Doctors prescribe these medications for a number of reasons: to reduce pain and muscle tension, help regain healthy sleep patterns, and address the mental and emotional sides of pain.
Opioids treat severe pain. However, they have a negative stigma of addiction and substance abuse. When taken as directed, opioids are a safe and effective treatment option for relieving severe chronic back pain and neck pain.
Analgesics are a large class of pain-relieving drugs that are available in oral or topical form. This article describes different analgesics from the treatment of neck and back pain, both over-the-counter and prescription types.
Pain management specialists provide many different treatments, including activity modification, medications, therapeutic injections, physical therapy, and acupuncture. Learn about more about treatment and questions you should ask.
There has been a great deal of controversy regarding the use of BMP in spine surgery. Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, a practicing spine surgeon and leader in the field of biologic materials, answers our questions in the insightful interview.