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NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain

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7 Feb 2017 - General
 

http://www.onmedica.com/newsArticle.aspx?id=617eb9df-60a9-494f-85cf-4ebdd95e9cf6

Spinal pain is a very common issue which can be encountered in a number of specialities. Commonly, conservative therapy, paracetamol or NSAIDS may be provided for the patient in order to help sooth the pain. There has been no strong evidence of the effectiveness of them. This article shows a team of researchers from Sydney who performed a systemic review on NSAIDs in spinal pain and found that it was no better than than placebos. They concluded by saying that new therapies need to be created as ...
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