Most OTC medications fall into one of two categories: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and acetaminophen, and there are different subtypes and brands (and generic options) within each of these categories.
Ouch, that aching back! Perhaps it’s from sitting too long, picking up a heavy object, a sudden slip or fall, or an aging spine — whatever the cause, sudden pain in the lower back is a common complaint. People often reach for over-the-counter pain medication to help.
Neuropathy refers to symptoms caused by nerve damage, such as severe and chronic pain, tingling, numbness, cramps, and weakness. Physical therapy may be able to help reduce the symptoms of neuropathy. However, more high quality research is required.
Learn the pre-surgery tips that can help improve your recovery, including how to prepare for surgery, what to expect during recovery and how to minimize complications.