The most common treatment for musculoskeltal pain in the U.S. are over-the-counter medications known as NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal-Anti-Inflammatory-Drugs). You have likely heard of them. Common names for these drugs are Motrin, ibuprofin, Aspirin, Advil, Aleve, Tylenol, etc.
As a Chiropractic and Alternative Medicine clinic we understand that many, if not the majority, of our patients will use NSAIDs at some point during their therapy. We urge our patients who use NSAIDs or who plan to use NSAIDs in the future to educate themselves on proper use of these drugs. Here are a few handy resources:
Watch these educational videos on NSAIDs