Inflammation is the body’s natural reaction to an infection or injury. The body becomes hot, red, swollen and sometimes this leads to pain. Inflammation can initiate the healing process, but when inflammation becomes chronic it becomes a problem. There is a whole category of medications called “NSAIDs” nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drugs. These medications help to reduce the […]
When suffering from an orthopaedic injury, medication can be beneficial and assist in healing. All too often our initial reaction is to not want to take medications, but when it comes to healing an injury, time is needed for recovery to happen. Here we highlight different types of pain medications that your orthopaedic doctor may […]
There can be a pretty substantial difference in your comfort level between dueling out an injury with the right medication or letting time take its course and thereby allowing your injury to heal. In severe pain situations, medication may be one of the only ways that will help to keep you pain free, even if it is only for a few hours. With spine and orthopaedic injuries, medications are beneficial in relieving aches for both acute and chronic pains.