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For people with chronic pain in their back and neck, steroid injections have become a constant in their lives. Even though they seek other types of treatment, this is the treatment they typically revert back to. This is because it is trusted relief for their pain. Many times, anti-inflammatory drugs have come out that claim that they are going to work wonders for those with chronic pain and many times, people with chronic pain have been let down. Entanercept is no different.
The concept of injectable etanercept was that if the anti-inflammatory drug was injected at the sight of the pain, the nerve root, that the amount and the frequency of inflammation would diminish. Many patients and doctors, actually waited for this medication to come out with hopes that they would finally get rid of their chronic pain. Again, these patients were let down. Even spinal surgeons were surprised at how big of a short fall it had especially since there was such a hype about the medication and the wonders it would work. Continue reading
There are an incredible number of Tempe back pain sufferers today. In fact 8 out of 10 Tempe residents will suffer from back pain at some point in their adult life. However, there are solutions.
Fortunately most Tempe back pain sufferers will find that their discomfort is short lived and will dissipate quickly. According to experts from the Arizona Back Institute many Tempe back pain victims can also help prevent these pains and problems through regular exercise, diet and weight control. Others can simply find relief from ice packs and heat. However 30% of the population will encounter chronic back pain that requires professional attention.
Tempe back pain patients who have been suffering from back, leg or neck pain that has been ongoing or is the result of an accident or serious incident should seek a professionals help and guidance. Many have tried living with their pain, even with medication and have found it to remain a long term problem that limits their activity and affects all areas of their lives. Others have sought out physical therapy or have tried out chiropractic services. However, as you already know prescription medications come with their own array of issues and risks while physical therapy may not be a lasting and sufficient solution for a large percentage of Tempe back pain patients.
At the same time many Tempe back pain sufferers have perhaps been a little to quick to subject themselves to open back surgery. While open back surgery may certainly be warranted in some cases a large number of this group could have discovered another, less risky and more pleasant option. Continue reading