10 Things You Should Know About Common Painkillers

If you are experiencing pain in the lower back, there are several options for lower back pain relief. These options include a lower back pain treatment by a professional therapist or one of many lower back pain relief products commonly known as "painkillers." Before you take a common painkiller as a severe lower back pain treatment, here are 10 important facts you should know: 1. Painkillers do not heal. And the...

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What does it feel like when nerves are healing?

Like death and taxes, we are assured that at some point in our lives we will experience either acute or chronic pain due to suffering from one of the more than 100 types of nerve damage. This pain is due to swelling and inflammation to the joints as the nerve pathways become blocked and unable to transmit the steady electrical impulses needed for normal functioning. When most people experience pain in the back, ...

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What pain medications are addictive?

Before the widespread use of prescription pain medications as a back pain relief medicine, drug addiction was perceived as something reserved for habitual users abusing illegal drugs such as heroin. Due to the over-prescribed category of painkillers known as opioids, however, drug addiction is mainstream and anyone who is prescribed pain medication for back pain is a candidate for addiction. The problem is so se...

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Which pain meds are opioids?

Important information about these legal but dangerous medications. The statistics for America's opioid epidemic are astonishing: Approximately 68% of the 70,200 documented drug overdose deaths in 2017 involved an opioid. That is six times higher than in 1999. America's skyrocketing opioid epidemic is due to the highly addictive nature of these dangerous drugs. The irony of the epidemic is that the spike in opioi...

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