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Common Painkillers Don’t Relieve Back Pain; May Make You Worse

According to, new research on common painkillers used for back pain shows that these drugs may be more harmful than helpful. In fact, only 1 in 6 people studies actually experienced significant pain relief from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) like aspirin and ibuprophen. Low back pain is the most commonly reported pain and leading cause of disability in America, and estimates suggest that approximately 80 percent of adults will suffer from low back pain at...

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