Non steroidal anti-inflammatories like Advil are just slightly better then placebo (a sugar pill) for back pain. Placebo are without the side effects like messing up your stomach. Not that drugs are bad but we should try some natural anti inflammatories like bromelain. Some chiropractic care, active release techniques, rehabilitation and ice.

March 28, 2017





 Citation Machado GC, Maher CG, Ferreira PH, et al Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 02 February 2017. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210597  


In ACL injury we should try and limit post injury and post surgery Am J Sports Med. 2016 Dec;44(12):3111-3118. Epub 2016 Aug 5.The Effect of Limited Perioperative Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs on Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.Soreide E1,

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