There are many medication options available to treat arthritis and musculoskeletal pain. Learn the indications and risk factors of some of the most common options for arthritis pain relief.
Learn two techniques to make swallowing pills easier, as well as possible alternatives to oral pain medication.
A prescription-strength topical medication for arthritis pain relief is typically prescribed only if relief cannot be had from OTC options or there are concerns about oral medications.
Although biologics often cause fewer side effects that other traditional medicines for arthritis, there is an increased risk for infection and possibility for allergic reaction.
There are many prevention and self-care steps that can be taken to address constipation due to opioid use for arthritis pain management.
Learn the signs and symptoms of constipation caused by opioid use, including abdominal pain and bloating, nausea, and vomiting.
Making biological therapies is a highly complex process that often involves living organisms, such as bacteria, yeast, tissue and cells
There are several types and categories of topical arthritis pain relievers. Learn the differences and indications.
In some cases, a doctor may prescribe a specially compounded topical opioid or other custom topical medication to treat arthritis pain.
How to best achieve post-surgical pain management differs from patient to patient, but some experts agree that a regimented program is the right approach.